Wine Enthusiast Awards 90 points to Raiza Crianza
THE WINERY CONTINUES TO ACHIEVE GREAT SCORES AT INTERNATIONAL LEVEL. THIS TIME IT WAS WITH THE SPECIALIZED PRESTIGIOUS MAGAZINE, ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL IN THE WORLD WINE MARKET, WINE ENTHUSIAST, WHICH HAS VALIDATED A RAIZA AGING WITH 90 POINTS.
Raiza Crianza is a wine that presents a ruby red colour with a tawny edge. The balsamic aromas stand out on the nose and there are notes of vanilla and leather. The palate is silky with mineral notes that give it great finesse and structure.
This red wine is 100% Tempranillo and from the Rioja Denomination of Origin. The harvest, in this case, is manual and is carried out during the second half of September. For the elaboration of this wine, a selection of the best Tempranillo from Rioja is made. Controlled fermentation at 26ºC and subsequent ageing in American and French oak barrels for 24 months. Its refinement in the bottle is a minimum of 18 months.
The North American magazine bases its scores not only on the quality of the wine but also in terms of value for money. In addition to taking into account market trends or exclusivity.
Michael Schachner has been the person in charge of tasting Spanish wines and rating them. Schachner is an American journalist, specializing in gastronomy, travel and wine. He mainly writes about wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain in this prestigious magazine: Wine Enthusiast.