Urbina Tinto Crianza

95 % Tempranillo y 5 % Mazuelo y Graciano. Fermentation at 28 º C and macerated for 28 days in stainless steel tanks, the wine spends in oak barrels for 12 months after it is bottled and a minimum of 6 months in bottle before release. Cherry-ruby color, balanced, nuanced black currant on the palate, good structure and persistence. This wine comes from vines that reach 20 years of age, but all coming from our high quality vineyards.

Urbina Crianza 2006Decanter-World-Wine-Awards-Silver-Medal

Awarded with the Silver Medal in the Decanter World Wine Awards 2012, distinction given by the premio que otorga la más prestigiosa revista de vinos a nivel mundial.

Robert Parker: Urbina Crianza 2005

The 2005 Crianza, a blend of 90% Tempranillo and 10% Graciano and Mazuelo that spent 14 months in American oak. Medium crimson-colored, it emits an aromatic array of cedar, tobacco, spice box, cherry, and black raspberry. On the palate it displays an elegant personality with ample spicy fruit, a bit of structure, and a silky finish. It will drink well through 2020.


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  • 88 points
  • Bodegas Pedro Benito Urbina
  • Rioja, Spain
  •  Propietary blend
  • 2010 – 2020
  • $22

1991

Urbina Gran Reserva Especial

90 % Tempranillo, 5 % Graciano y 5 % Mazuelo. This wine comes from the best grapes from the Estate, all from vines over 20 years. Fermentation at 28 º C and macerated the last 28 days, followed by 24 months in oak and 48 months in bottle. Garnet-red color, splendid maturity, complexity on the nose, the palate is seen in the harmonious and balanced oak and fruit tannins, elegant and velvety soft, and wonderful length.

1994

Urbina Gran Reserva Especial

90 % Tempranillo, 5 % Graciano y 5 % Mazuelo. This wine comes from the best grapes from the Estate, all from vines over 20 years. Fermentation at 28 º C and macerated the last 28 days, followed by 24 months in oak and 48 months in bottle. Garnet-red color, splendid maturity, complexity on the nose, the palate is seen in the harmonious and balanced oak and fruit tannins, elegant and velvety soft, and wonderful length.

Robert Parker: Urbina Gran Reserva Especial 1994  

The 1994 Gran Reserva Especial (from a great vintage) is medium ruby colored with a lovely bouquet of cherry blossom, earth notes, spice box, leather, black cherry, and plum. On the palate it is multifaceted, elegant, concentrated, impeccably balanced, and holding strong. It should drink nicely for another 10-15 years if not longer.


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  • 92 points
  • Bodegas Pedro Benito Urbina
  • Rioja, Spain
  • Propietary Blend
  • 2010 – 2025
  • $50

1996

Urbina Tinto Gran Reserva

90 % Tempranillo, 5 % Graciano y 5 % Mazuelo. This wine comes from the best grapes from the Estate, all from vines over 20 years. Fermentation at 28 º C and macerated the last 28 days, followed by 24 months in oak and 48 months in bottle. Garnet-red color, splendid maturity, complexity on the nose, the palate is seen in the harmonious and balanced oak and fruit tannins, elegant and velvety soft, and wonderful length.

1999

Urbina Tinto Selección

95 % Tempranillo y 5 % Mazuelo y Graciano. This wine comes from the best grapes from the winery, all from vineyards over 20 years. These are wines that reach the winery Gran Reserva quality. Fermentation at 28 º C and macerated for 28 days. Stay 16 months in oak barrels. Color ruby red with purple tones. Intense aroma of fruit. Pleasant complex flavors and intense aftertaste. Well conserved at temperatures between 15 º and 18 º develop its great qualities and will become a type Gran Reserva, after 3 or 4 years.

1998

Urbina Tinto Reserva Especial

95 % Tempranillo y 5 % Mazuelo y Graciano. This wine comes from the best grapes from the winery, all from vineyards over 20 years. It has been 12 months in new oak and 12 months in 7 years oak. And in bottle has been 12 months before commercialization. Dark ruby color with amber tones, rich bouquet of vanilla oak, elegant, attractive sweet mid palate with good concentrated ripe fruit, excellent length, classic and complex.

Robert Parker: Urbina Reserva Especial 1998


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  • 87 points
  • Bodegas Pedro Benito Urbina
  • Rioja, Spain
  • Propietary Blend
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