Red fruits stand out, with toasted and chocolate hints. On the palate: well-rounded, structured, and meaty. 89 pts from Wine Spectator.
WINEMAKER Loli Casado
WINERY Bodegas Loli Casado
APPELLATION Rioja Alavesa Reserva
GRAPE VARIETIES 90% Tempranillo, 5% Mazuelo, 5% Graciano
TERROIR 60 to 80-year-old vines planted on a very chalky clay soil at 700 meters altitude. Hand-picked grapes.
WINEMAKING This wine is only made in the finest vintages.
AGING In fine-grained American oak barrels for 24 months (12 months in new oaks + 12 months in 3-year-old oak barrels), and a further 18 months in the bottle.
FOOD PAIRING Delicious with red meats, poultry, meat stews and aged cheeses.
ALCOHOL CONTENT 14%