Grape: 80% Tempranillo, 20% Graciano & Mazuelo
Category: Red Wine
Location: LCBO Vintages
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Bodegas Olarra
Alcohol: 14.0% Alcohol/Vol.
Delicious, Rioja at its best
Positives: Deep ruby to garnet in colour with medium tannin this wine features cherry, raspberry, plum, ripe tamarind, Kirsch, sandalwood, leather, champagne mushroom, sage, arugula, cinnamon and cloves.
Negatives: Slight heat from the 14% alcohol
Interesting Point: Spent 20 months in American and French oak
Ageability: Drink now or over the next 7-10 years on its own or pair it with macadamia nut encrusted rack of lamb.
My Opinion: Highly Recommended
Tasted: October 4, 2019