- Color Red cherry, with intense hues of blue, intense and shiny.
- In nose High intensity, where the ripe red fruit predominates, with sweet sensations provided by its passage through the barrel. Mineral, balsamico and complex background
- tasty in mouth , With round tannins and pleasant freshness to the palate. Tasty, velvety finish with a high concentration of fruit.
Elaboration and Aging
To elaborate PradoRey Crianza the Valdelayegua payment grape is selected, with an average altitude of 815 m, North-South orientation and soil of calcareous clays The harvest is realized in this payment when the grape has reached its optimum point of maturation whose average yield Is 4,000 kg. per hectare
The main variety used is the Fine Ink by 95% whose clonton Quintana , Selected from centenary strains , Gives grains smaller and more loose and of greater concentration, that makes of this Crianza an autochthonous wine of the Ribera. It is accompanied by this Fine Ink of a 3% Cabernet Sauvignon and 2% Merlot .
Fermentation of the selected grapes in stainless steel tanks with controlled temperature at 28ºC and a maceration period of 22 days. After malolactic fermentation the Wine rests for 1 year in European oak barrels, 100% Caucasus , Which is completed with a New breeding of three months in French oak cones of Nevers Of 20.000 L, that help to round it, while providing delicate aromas of the oak of Nevers. Finished the oxidative aging of the barrel begins the reductive aging In bottle maturing 24 months In the same before its exit to the market.
The story of PradoRey it dates back to 1503 When the Count of Ribadeo sold the estate Real Sitio de Ventosilla to Queen Isabella the Catholic , Remains in the Crown of Castile until 1521, date in which Carlos I donates to the II Marques of Denia.
In 1600 his descendant the Duke of Lerma begins the agricultural and cattle colonization of the estate and the Royal Palace is constructed.
The farm remains in the hands of the Royalty up to the 19th century , Date in which happens to be property of the Duke of Caldas that subarrendo the Finca. From 1921, the property passes to private hands that make it a model of agricultural and livestock exploitation.
- Type of Wine
- Wine Style
Red - Body and Spicy
- Grape Varieties
95% Fine red, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Merlot
- Type of Ageing
- Alcohol Content
- Serving Temperature
Ratings and awards
- Robert Parker
- Peñín Ratings
- Prizes and previous ratings
Bronze Medal, Decanter Awards,
Bronze Medal, Decanter Awards (United Kingdom)
Roasts, game and grilled or grilled red meats such as beef or Iberian pork. Stews with strong vegetables and spicy cured cheeses. Due to its subtlety, it can be drunk before a meal.