These classic Rioja wines come from the young and dynamic team at Vintae. The wines are a great mix of classic style with modern accessibility. They are one of best value and best selling wines and not to be missed. The Tempranillo and the Crianza are easy going, not overly oaky and provide immediate pleasure. The Reserva and Gran Reserva are more serious and pair brilliantly with food.
Bodega Classica Hacienda Lopez de Haro Crianza 37.5cl ( AO ) 2018
Hacienda Lopez de Haro is a wine of intense colour and pleasant bouquet, in which the nuances of mature fruit stand out. In the mouth it is soft, expressive and elegant, combining a fruity character with the notes lent by the cask, in perfect balance. bags of complex dark fruits mixed with coffee, balsamic and smooth oak notes.
After picking, the grapes spend 2 weeks on skins for depth of colour, the wine is then fermented at contorlled temperature of 28 degrees. The three grape varietals are then blended and age in a mix of French and American oak for 18 months before spending a further 6 months in bottle prior to release.