Urbina Tinto 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.
Urbina Tinto Especial (uvas pasas)
100 % Tempranillo un-oaked. In the vineyard a late harvest is made and thus looking for a raisin grape on the vine. The color is dark and opaque. The aromas are reminiscent of raisins. The first step in the mouth creates an explosion of fruit in our taste buds, is a tasting flavors across disappearing rapidly and cleaning our taste buds of previous sensations. It is therefore often used at the start of weddings accompanying tapas, appetizers and hors d’oeuvres before the banquet. It is a unique wine.
Urbina Tinto Reserva Especial
95% Tempranillo y 5% Mazuelo, Garnacha y Graciano. This wine comes from the best grapes from vines over 20 years old. Aged two years in French oak and American and approximately two years in the bottle. Dark colored. Nose of medium intensity, which appears very fine black fruit assembled perfectly with the oak. Very round without any edge, the epitome of harmony and balance. This wine also combines very well with all meals and times of day. The prescriber and most famous world’s wine guru Robert Parker gave it 91 points.
Robert Parker: Urbina Selección Especial 2001 – X Modern Rioja; Author Wine
The 2001 Seleccion Especial was produced from organically grown fruit from 50+-year-old vines. It was aged for 24 months in French and American oak. It is dark ruby-colored with a funky/earthy nose that also reveals crushed rock, spice box, and black cherry. Made in a traditional style, it is graceful on the palate with silky red fruits, lively acidity, excellent balance, and a pure finish. It can be enjoyed now and over the next 6-8 years.
- ESTIMATED COST
- 90 points
- Bodegas Pedro Benito Urbina
- Rioja Alta, Rioja, Spain
- 2010 – 2018