Seductive fruit character, soft and rounded.
Tasting Notes : Fincas de Azabache have made a fresher style Rioja, made exclusively from 30 year old Tempranillo grapes, that is unoaked showing off the vibrant qualities of the grape. Introducing itself with powerful aromas of wild fruits such as blackberry, raspberry and blackcurrant. This plummy, soft seductive wine exhibits typical Tempranillo character of red fruits such as cherry, raspberry and plum with notes of liquorice. An intense and outstanding wine with good structure and balance of acidity and intensity, finishing with soft and round lingering notes of black fruit.
The region of La Rioja lends its name to Spain`s most widely recognised wines. Rioja is split by three major districts; Alta and Alavesa to the north, which are higher in altitude and the hot dry Oriental district to the south (previously known as Rioja Baja). Tempranillo, Garnacha, Graciano and Mazuelo are the main red grape varieties used however more international varieties can also be used. The traditional aging classification system gives Rioja wines their distinctive style through the influence of extended ageing in oak barrels.
Food Match : Ideal by the glass or with cured meats, lamb, pork and cheeses.
ABV : 14%
Grape : Tempranillo
Producer : Fincas de Azabache
Country : Rioja, Spain