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Antano Rioja Crianza 2009

Antano Rioja Crianza 750ml 2009    
Sku: 1798658*

Bodegas Antano is located in the historic town of Briones, in the Rioja Alta sub-appellation of Rioja. The soil throughout Rioja is calcareous. Vines are naturally stressed in this type of soil, developing extensive root systems. Traditionally, vineyards in Rioja Alta were planted predominately with Tempranillo, a noble grape which the Spaniards regard as their finest red variety. This native grape is well suited to the region’s subclimate, which is influenced by both the Atlantic and Mediterranean Oceans. Tempranillo is also blended with Garnacha (Grenache), Mazuelo (Carignan) and the indigenous Graciano. Bodegas Antano honors tradition while using modern enological innovation to produce some of the most extraordinary values in Rioja today.

Tasting notes
Ruby red with aromas ofripe plum and cherry. In the mouth, it has fresh raspberry integrated with spicy oak and vanilla flavors.

Technical notes
85% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano 5% Mazuelo, from Rioja Alta. Fermented in stainless steel and aged for 12 months in neutral American (80%) and French (20%) oak.

Food pairing
Antaņo Crianza fits with roasts, barbecues, smoked meats and cheeses.

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Regional Varietals:
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Country: Spain
Region: Rioja
Grape Varietal: Tempranillo
Type: Still wine
 
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