Viña Mayor Red Crianza 2016

£ 77.95

(price per bottle £12.99)

General information

A superb Ribera del Duero Crianza, for an unbeatable price


From this firm we bring you Viña Mayor Crianza 2016, a red of consistently high quality that specialist wine guides rank among the highest-scoring Crianzas every year. It has been aged for 12 months in French oak barrels and is made from a thorough selection of grapes harvested in 2016. It is a perfect match for dishes like fabes (extra-large kidney beans) with clams, roast lamb, meat stews and mature cheeses.

With a history that goes back to 1876, Hijos de Antonio Barceló is one of the most powerful groups on the Spanish grape growing and winemaking scene. Its flagship winery, Viña Mayor, dates from 1986 and has enjoyed great prestige both in Spain and abroad ever since its establishment. Surrounded by vineyards, it is located in Quintanilla de Onésimo (Valladolid), at the heart of Ribera del Duero’s golden mile, and its wines have become famous for their excellent value for money.

Snap up this spectacular red – one of the best value-for-money Ribera del Duero Crianzas.

General Characteristics

Wine style: Red Crianza

Winery: Bodegas Viña Mayor

Wine Region: D.O. Ribera del Duero

Grape varieties: 100% Tempranillo

Barrel type: American and French oak barrels

Alcohol content: 14,2% vol.

Total acidity: 4,61 g/l

Bottling date: December 2016

Volatile Acidity: 0,66 g/l

Residual sugar: 1,7 g/l

Time in Barrel 12 months

Best before: till 2023

Serving Temperature: Ideal with all kinds of cold cuts, mature cheeses, game stews and roasts. Serve at 16ºC.

Tasting Notes

Profile sheet Viña Mayor 2016

Intense cherry-red colour of good depth.

Very clean nose of good intensity with aromas of jammy fruit and notes of dairy, patisserie, sweet spices and fine woods.

Balanced, moreish, tasty palate with a silky mouthfeel, elegant, ripe tannins and a long finish with aromas of red fruit and fine woods.