This wine comes from a family-owned, Single Estate, situated in the northern area of Rioja Alta. Their 75 hectares of vineyards have been carefully nurtured by the family for four generations and they use organic fertilisers, indigenous yeasts and avoid the use of weedkillers and pesticides. The vines are grown mainly in the bush form and yields are kept low. The grapes for this wine come from 30 + year old vines and are hand-harvested and selected. It has spent 12 months in American oak barrels before extended period in bottle in the Bodega.
Bodegas Urbina Crianza 2012 oozes the classic, elegance and charm of a mature Rioja. This is a beautifully refined wine in perfect balance – this is what mature Rioja is all about! Bodegas Urbina Crianza 2012 has been judged as worthy of 92 points from Tim Atkin MW in his Special Rioja Reports in 2021 and 2022.