Spain : Castilla y Léon : Ribera Del Duero
FULL-BODIED, RASPBERRY, PLUM, BALSAMIC, LICORICE, BRIOCHE, OAK
Firm and focused, yet fresh, this complex and serious wine comes from the Fernández Rivera family, who are pioneers in the iconic D.O. Ribera del Duero and focus exlusively on creating aged Tempranillo wines of exceptional quality from their estate-owned vineyards. Aged 14 months in American oak and six months in bottle. Drink now!
Pair With: Spanish Tomato Bread with Jamón Ibérico
SPAIN : RIOJA
FULL-BODIED, RED CHERRY, RASPBERRY BLACKBERRY, SPICE, COCOA, OAK
A solid and classically-styled Crianza showing lots of bright red fruit alongside toasty, oak-derived notes; firm, focused tannins balanced by fresh acidity; and a impressively lengthy finish. For the less seasoned Rioja drinkers among us, Crianza wines have shorter aging requirements than the Reserva and Gran Reserva levels. Accessible and well-suited to casual/everyday drinking, Crianza wines are a great place to start if you’re looking to explore this region.
PAIR WITH: Grilled Steak Charcuterie Board
SPAIN : RIOJA
MEDIUM BODIED, RED FRUIT, VANILLA, OAK PRESENT
Spain : Rioja
Notes of dark berries and cherry on the nose and palate, with subtle hints of licorice and earth. Ages five months in oak, which imparts smooth, full-bodied tannins.