Ruby red with some purple highlights. Vibrant, expressive nose of red...
Deep gold colour, very aromatic, with hints of stonefruit and...
This variety is not highly grown in the other vineyards of France. This...
On the nose, Meyer Lemon, passionfruit, grilled pineapple and guava....
Aromas of black plum, cherry, RHUBARB and hints of EARTH and loam....
Medium-depth, cherry-red; clean and bright. High aromatic intensity,
with outstanding notes of candied fruit, wild strawberries and
blueberries leading the way to the aromas from the oak —balsamic,
vanilla, cocoa, tobacco leaf and mocha candy. Medium-bodied in the
mouth; balanced with the brand's typical elegant acidity. Smooth,
enveloping tannins that give way to a distinguished, complex finish.
|When to Drink||Now|
|Producer||La Rioja Alta|
|Pairing||A classic dish with big meaty flavours combined with crispy potatoe topping is a lovely match with a rich, robust Rioja.|
|Volume||75cl (Full Bottle)|
La Rioja Alta (founded 1890) is one of Riojas great names and is still owned by its five founding families. Current chairman Guillermo de AranzÃ¡bal has the winery firmly back on track under the guidance of winemaker Julio SÃ¡enz. The attention to detail is paying off. For instance they remain loyal to American oak, which they believe is best for their wines, and since 1995 have returned to sourcing, drying and then coopering their own oak.
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