Rioja Red Wine Red Banisio Crianza

Rioja Wine Red - Tempranillo - Banisio Crianza

Rioja Wine Red - Tempranillo - Banisio Reserva

In the north of Spain, Rioja expands across two climates: the Mediterranean and the Atlantic. These influences join forces with the perfect terrain for vineyards, which explains why the wines from this area are so special. Their finesse, freshness and natural elegance connect with all palates. 

  • Brand:

    Banisio

  • Region:

    Rioja

  • Type:

    Red

  • Year:

    2016

  • Alcohol:

    13.5%

  • Variety:

    Tempranillo and Garnacha, 25 years old, free-standing bush vines and on trellis.

  • Appearance:

    Bright cherry-red, medium intensity.

  • Nose:

    Intense, deep, complex. Aromas of red berries combined with fine notes of spices, coffee and vanilla from aging in oak barrel.

  • Mouth:

    Balanced and elegant, very intimate. Maintains good freshness. Finish: Long, deep, pleasant.

  • Operating temperature:

    Serve at 16-14º C (53.5-57º F).

  • Food pairing:

    All types of meat, especially grilled beef and roast suckling pig. Pairs perfectly with one of Rioja’s most prized dishes: suckling lamb chops grilled over vine shoots. Stews of meat and fatty fish. In general, recipes with rich sauces and intense aromas. Cured cheeses and charcuterie.

  • Description:

    Select vineyards in various areas around the village of Elciego.

  • Soil:

    Calcareous clay, poor in organic matter. Variety: Tempranillo and Garnacha, 25 years old, free-standing bush vines and on trellis.

  • Climate:

    Continental Mediterranean with a marked Atlantic influence. After a dry spell and high summer temperatures, the prolonged harvest of 2016 benefited from favorable weather conditions, allowing for a high-quality harvest, classified by the Rioja Regulatory Council as “very good”.

  • Winemaking:

    Harvest: took place during the first half of October 2016. Fermentation: 20 days in stainless steel tanks. Practices: daily punchdowns.

  • Aging:

    24 months in barrel plus another 6 in bottle. Half of the barrels are French oak, the other half American oak. 30% of the barrels are new.

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The flavorful reds of Rioja: Young, Crianza and Reserva.

— Banisio Wines
Food Pairing Banisio Reserva Rioja

Food pairing

All types of meat, especially grilled beef and roast suckling pig. Pairs perfectly with one of Rioja’s most prized dishes: suckling lamb chops grilled over vine shoots. Stews of meat and fatty fish. In general, recipes with rich sauces and intense aromas. Cured cheeses and charcuterie.

Banisio Reserva Rioja Spanish Wine Export

Banisio Reserva

In the north of Spain, Rioja expands across two climates: the Mediterranean and the Atlantic. These influences join forces with the perfect terrain for vineyards, which explains why the wines from this area are so special. Their finesse, freshness and natural elegance connect with all palates.

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