Bodegas Riojanas , Monte Real, Rioja Reserva, Rioja, Spain

Regular price £15.49

Owned by the Artacho family, the modern Bodega of Riojanas can process 3 million kilos of grapes, store 4.5 million bottles and house 26,000 barrels of maturing red wine. They have come a long way since their founding back in 1890 with eight major expansions and one major move along the way. Bodegas Riojanas controls more than 300 hectares of the best vineyards in Cenicero, San Vicente de la Sonsierra and nearby municipalities. As well as Tempranillo plantings, they also own one of the largest surface areas dedicated to Mazuelo and Graciano in the region which bring a touch of individuality to their wines. Aged for 24 to 30 months in American oak barrels and then in the bottle for at least 12 months. Contains Sulphites.

Tasting Note: Complex and old fashioned blend of oak and dry fruit. Classic.

Critics: Jancis Robinson 16.2/20 (2009)

100% Tempranillo