Spanish Wines classical wines from spain
German Wines

Tasting Notes
Point of Sale Support
Winery Info
Winery Location
Related Links
wine quicklinks
...or search by keyword (for language specific characters, substitute n for ñ, e for é...)
Keyword Search:

Familia Díaz Bayo

Díaz Bayo Crianza 2016

Price: $22.00 (average US retail)
Size: 750ml
Winery: Familia Díaz Bayo
Vintage Year: 2016
Country: Spain
Region: Castilla y León


100 percent Tempranillo from La Viñota, a 60-year-old clay parcel at 950 meters elevation and El Rubial, a 40-year-old clay and limestone parcel at 920 meters. Viticulture is sustainable and all vineyards are dry-farmed. Aged 12 months in French oak and 12 months in bottle, balsamic and mineral/spice notes accent fresh and focused fruit concentration.

Back to top


Díaz Bayo Crianza (2015) - "This pitch black colored Tempranillo from Diaz Bayo is a very good value. It opens with a faint black currant bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, balanced and pleasantly round in the mouth. The flavor profile is a rich black currant, black tea and oak blend. I also detected hints of minerality, black plum, black olive and a dash of black pepper. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins are nicely prolonged. This Tempranillo is food friendly and would pair well with a pot roast. Enjoy."

91 Points
Ken Hoggins, Ken's Wine Guide, Sep 5, 2018

Back to top

Díaz Bayo Crianza (2015) - "Rich and lively. A thick texture carries ripe flavors of currant and blackberry, backed by licorice and vanilla notes. Firm tannins and fresh acidity keep this balanced. Generous and exuberant. Drink now through 2025."

90 Points
Thomas Matthews, Wine Spectator, Feb 28, 2019

Back to top

Díaz Bayo Crianza (2015) - "Attractive aromas of plums and black cherries with discreet oak. Medium to full body, generous, soft tannins and a harmonious but simple finish."

90 Points
James Suckling,, Aug 2, 2018

Back to top


Overview: The modern bodega includes conical oak, cement and steel tanks for fermentation of the distinct parcels and according to the type of wine being produced. Barriques are of primarily French oak, from various producers. Extreme altitude and soil types combine with sensitive winemaking to express the deep minerality of the region, highlighted by freshness and balance.

Back to top

History: The Díaz Bayo family are perennial growers in the village of Fuentelcésped, where viticulture dates to the 1100s and Reconquest of the Duero Valley. Ideal conditions for vines were found along the Arroyo de la Nava, a high valley just ten miles to the southeast of modern-day Aranda de Duero.

The estate comprises nearly 100 acres in multiple parcels between 2800 and 3200 feet in elevation, soil types encompassing limestone, marl and clay. Varied exposures further contribute to fruit diversity and extended harvest.The age of the vines, the great majority old-clone Tinta del País, ranges from 12 to 100 years, the average being well over 50 years. Viticulture is organic.

Back to top


Díaz Bayo Crianza (2015)

Shelf talker for Díaz Bayo Crianza (2015)

View shelf talker

Technical sheet for Díaz Bayo Crianza (2015)

View technical sheet

Large label for Díaz Bayo Crianza (2015)

View large label

View winery sheet for Familia Díaz Bayo

View winery sheet

View map for Spain

View wine map


Classical Wines From Spain, Ltd. * The Haywood Building * 9075 Holman Road NW * Seattle, WA 98117-3426 * Sales Support: 1-800-257-7225 (1-800-CLSSCAL) *
Copyright 2015 Classical Wines From Spain, Ltd. All rights reserved. | Powered by Jazzmonix

print this pagePrint this page   |   Contact Us   |   Privacy Policy