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Áster Crianza 2019

Áster Crianza

2019
An unbeatable Ribera you are sure to love.

£29.00

/ 0.75 L btl
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Spec sheet

TypeRed wine
Region
Grapes
Producer
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti14.5%

The wine

Áster is a key wine from La Rioja Alta, one of the biggest winemaking groups in Spain. Meticulously produced using the latest technology at their winery in Ribera del DueroÁster Crianza is a modern and balanced wine, capable of expressing the typicity of an exceptional terroir and the elegant style the winery is known for.

What does this wine taste like?

A rounded and expressive red wine with an enviable evolution. Displaying a deep, lively and intense red colour, it delights the nose with intense aromas of dark fruit and a soothing and spicy character with notes of cocoa and coffee. It has a lively, fresh, fleshy and velvety feel in the mouth. An ideal partner for grilled meat, game, suckling lamb or hard cheese. Ideal for enjoying at any time during the next five years, Áster Crianza is an unbeatable Ribera you are sure to love.

View
Quite opaque / Garnet
Bouquet
Higly aromatic / Ripe black fruit / Blackberries / Blueberries / Undergrowth / Spicy notes / Cocoa / Coffee
Mouth
Balanced / Vibrant / Fresh / Rounded / Elegant tannins

Drinking and storing

Serve between 16ºC and 17ºC

Food pairing

Grilled meat / Game / Cured Manchego cheese / Suckling lamb

Ratings and awards

201692 PN92 SK91 TA
201591 PN92 SK
201490 PK
201390 PK
201090 PK
200390 PK
PK: ParkerPN: PeñínSK: SucklingTA: Tim atkin

Customer reviews

4.4/5
5 reviews
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Winemaking

The finished wine is then left to age for 22 months in French oak; 70% of the barrels are new whereas the rest have been used twice previously.

Vinification materialStainless steel
Ageing period22 months
Barrel ageNew and semi-new
Type of woodAmerican and French oak

Vineyards

ClimateContinental
Surface area87.00 hectares
Altitude750.00 meters

The winery

Áster

This is the La Rioja Alta wineries’ enterprise in the Ribera del Duero. Bearing the name of a harvest flower, Áster is an undertaking that looks to modernity and an avant-garde style for producing wines with characteristics typical of the area but with their own particular touch of elegance. Bodegas Áster belongs to the La Rioja Alta Group, which also includes the Rioja wineries, La Rioja Alta and Torre de Oña, and Lagar de Fornelos, in the Rías...

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