Bodegas Campillo Fermentado En Barrica Blanco 2010, Doca Rioja Bottle

Cost: $16.95 (clearance $11.70)
Grape Variety: Viura & Malvasia
Category: White Wine
Location Bought: LCBO VINTAGES
Country: Spain
Region: Rioja
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Bodegas Campillo
Alcohol: 12.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Pale straw in colour with high intense nose.

Positives: This smokey and oxygenated wine features medium toasted oak with lemon candy, orange rind, pine needles, tarragon and truffles, . Medium body with good acidity and a fairly long length.

Negatives: If you don’t like oxygenated style wines, this wine is not for you.

Interesting Point: Use the Viognier style glass if you have it as it brings out the most in this wine. Don’t over chill it for it will dull the wine.

Drink now on its own or pair it with red snapper ceviché.

Tasted: 12 Oct 12

Best Buy

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9.5/10, Total: 18+/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

LCBO#: 657478