Crianza 2010

Vina Bujanda Crianza is made from 100% Tempranillo and comes from the Rioja Alta and Rioja Alavesa vineyards. The grapes are harvested in the first week of October and are fermented in stainless steel tanks. The wine is aged in French and American oak.

Tasting Notes

Vina Bujanda Crianza, made from 100% Tempranillo has an excellent balance.  It has low to moderate acidity. The palate consists of fresh strawberries and spice that age into flavours of rich cherry and tobacco.

Food Pairing

Pair with cured ham, paellas, and spicy beef dishes.

Production Info
Vineyard name
Rioja Alta and Alavesa
Vineyard size
300 acres
Soil composition
Clay-Loam
Training method
Bush and Espalier
Elevation
1,485 feet
Vines/acre
1,200
Yield/acre
2.4 tons
Exposure
Eastern / Western
Year vineyard planted
1977
Harvest time
September
First vintage of this wine
2006
Bottles produced of this wine
300,000
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition
100% Tempranillo
Fermentation container
Stainless steel tanks
Age of Aging Container
<6 years
Length of alcoholic fermentation
14 days
Fermentation temperature
81 °F
Maceration technique
Pumpovers
Maceration length
5
Malolactic fermentation
Yes
Type of aging container
Barrels
Length of bottle aging
12 months
Size of aging container
225 L
Type of oak
French and American
Length of aging before bottling
12 months
Analytical Data
Alcohol
12.5 %
pH level
3.5
Residual sugar
1.5 g/L
Acidity
5.9 g/L
Dry extract
29 g/L

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