Wine Type: Red Wine
Grape Variety: 100% Tempranillo
Aging Potential: Drink now through 2022
Serving Temperature: 16 °C
Alcohol Level: 14.5%
Region: Ribera del Duero
CORIMBO I is the stellar wine of Bodegas LA HORRA, voluminous and at the same time fine and elegant. From vines over 50 years old and made 100% from the Tinta del País variety. It undergoes the alcoholic fermentation in wooden vats and the malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels. It is aged for 16 months in French and American oak barrels, of which 40-50% are new barrels. CORIMBO I was chosen as "Platinum Best In Show", the best red wine in the world over 15 pounds made with Spanish varieties, in the Decanter World Wine Awards 2016 (DWWA), the most prestigious wine competition in the world.
- Very dark background and a deep red rim
- The black fruits stand out with the memory of perfectly ripe plums and blackberries. It has a large mineral component that gives depth to the wine with memories of the smell of Chinese ink. The smell of the humid earth and the aromatic herbs in the shade of the pines appeared. There is a huge balance in which oak accompanies in the distance. Delicate, long, suggestive and intense at the same time and topped with menthol notes of black cocoa.
- Voluminous and full. With black fruit and cocoa, but also freshness. It remembers the landscape of the pine forest of La Horra with freshness after the rain. The tannins are of great quality and forge a feeling of power and elegance at the same time, being voluminous and aerial. A set of fruit, minerality, volume, length and freshness that forms a huge wine
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