The barrel-aged Hermanos Hernaíz Salagón Crianza Rioja from the Rioja wine region presents a dense ruby red in the glass. this Spanish red also shows a transition to garnet red. This single varietal Spanish wine shows wonderfully expressive notes of blackberries, blueberries, plums and black cherries in the glass. These are joined by hints of black tea, cocoa bean and cinnamon.
On the palate, the Hermanos Hernaíz Salagón Crianza Rioja from Finca La Emperatriz starts pleasantly dry, grippy and aromatic. The finale of this mature red wine from the wine-growing region of Rioja, more precisely from the Rioja DOCa, finally thrills with beautiful reverberation.
Vinification of the Hermanos Hernaíz Salagón Crianza Rioja from Finca La Emperatriz
This powerful red wine from Spain is made from the Tempranillo grape variety. After the grape harvest, the grapes reach the press house in the fastest way possible. Here they are sorted and carefully ground. Then fermentation takes place in small wood at controlled temperatures. The vinification is followed by aging for several months on the fine lees before the wine is finally bottled.
Food recommendation for the Finca La Emperatriz Hermanos Hernaíz Salagón Crianza Rioja
This Spanish red wine is best enjoyed at a temperate 15 - 18°C. It is perfect as an accompaniment to vegetable couscous with beef meatballs, veal boiled beef with beans and tomatoes or braised chicken in red wine.
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