All about the balance of cherry, redcurrant and brambles with the toasty richness of oak.
Tasting Notes: Bright red garnet in colour. Aromas - hints of vanilla and mature fruits on the nose with a touch of liquorice following through on the palate. Smoother than the Joven Rioja, a lovely step up.
The excellent clay-calcareous soil of Rioja Alavesa together with its optimal microclimate, provides the right conditions to grow the most esteemed varieties of wines. Bodegas Ruiz de Vinaspre was founded in 1910 by the grandfather of the current owner, it was located in the centre of Elvillar, parallel to the main square. Wine was produced in that winery until 1978 at this point another winery was built, at the entrance of the town, Where the current portfolio of wines are produced by the current owner and his father.
Food Match : Delicious on it's own, especially at the end of the night. Good with most red meats, hard mature cheeses
Grape : Tempranillo
Producer : Bodegas Ruis de Vinaspre
Country : Rioja, Spain