Castillo de Albai Tempranillo

Castillo de Albai Red is made from Tempranillo grapes that are carefully handpicked from the best vineyards in Rioja.

  • Grape

    Tempranillo

  • Style

    Still wine

  • Region

    Spain’s most internationally famous wine region is renowned for creating top quality wines with exceptional ageing ability. It lies in northern Spain, by the side of the River Ebro from which the region’s name derived. Elegance and poise is the hallmark of the wines shaped in this ancient region. The variety of its soils, together with the combination of modern and traditional growing practices allow winemakers to produce a wide range of wines that exhibit different personalities, always within the framework that their long-established Qualified Denominación de Origen demands from them. .

  • Tasting Notes

    Cherry red with vibrant, violet highlights. The nose is intense with rich aromas of red berries and a hint of strawberry yogurt. Fresh and fruity with a long persistent finish.

  • Food Pairing

    This wine is perfect with salads, pasta, rice and white meat dishes.

  • Alcohol Content

    13%

  • Best Served

    Between 15-17ºC

  • Technical Information

    The carefully selected handpicked grapes are harvested at their optimum ripeness before embarking on a 10 day maceration process. Must is then fermented in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature (21- 23 ºC) for 10 to 12 days. This ensures the wine achieves its characteristic colour and maximum aromas aromatic expression.

  • About this wine

    “Ultra fresh with the tiniest amount of spritz accentuating blackberry fruitiness”. Castillo de Albai Rioja 2015 – International Wine Challenge 2016

  • Latest Awards

    BRONZE
    2017 International Wine & Spirits Competition: Castillo de Albai Tempranillo  2016
    BRONZE
    2017 The Rioja Masters: Castillo de Albai Tempranillo 2016
    GRAN TEMPRANILLO DE ORO (GRAND GOLD)
    2016 Tempranillos al mundo: Castillo de Albai Tempranillo  2015

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