Region: Rioja - Bodegas Urbina - Selección 1999
Grapes selected from vines over 20 years old. Maceration for 28 days with fermentation controlled at 28 C. Aged for 16 months in American oak Colour -ruby red with purple tones. Intense fruit aromas. Full bodied with pleasant complex flavours and a memorable aftertaste.
Grape: 100% Tempranillo
Drink by: 2025
Serving Suggestion: Try with Lamb, or Chicken with Chorizo and Peppers.
As featured in... Decanter Magazine March 2015
Sarah Jane Evans Master of Wine (Decanter World Wine Awards Regional co-Chair for Spain and a member of the Gran Orden de Cabaleros de Vino for services to Spanish Wine) discusses one of her top three Rioja Wines:
“Pedro Benito Urbina, Selección Crianza 1999: it was delightful to taste this mature traditional style – the oldest wine in the tasting. Light-bodied with moderate alcohol and a silky palate; tobacco oak adds a savory note. Long and delicately Balanced. This is what Rioja can do! 18.5/20 (95/100) Drink 2015-2025”