Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO General List
Format: 750 mL
Alcohol: 14% Alcohol/Vol.
Classic Rioja style that’s smooth and delicious at a great price
Description: Dark ruby in colour with a medium to medium+ nose. This wine features sandalwood, strawberry, dark cherry, pomegranate, grilled red peppers, cloves, cinnamon, cigar box, oregano, vanilla and leather on the finish. Medium+ body with medium tannins, good acidity and a long length.
Negatives: A touch hot on the finish from the 14% alcohol.
Drink now or in the next 5-7 years on its own or pair it with Grilled Steak with Olive Salsa.
Tasted: 21 June 2017
Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4