Ripe Black forest fruits with cocoa, vanilla & spice.
Tasting Notes: A delicious Rioja Reserva. Ripe forest fruits beautifully combined with cocoa, toasty vanilla oak and hints of black pepper and spice. There is a delicious freshness of acidity with lovely mellow tannins. Aged for 12 months in oak with another 2 years ageing in the bottle before release.
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 - but also pork, hard mature cheeses
Grape : Tempranillo
Producer : Bodegas Ruis de Vinaspre
Country : Rioja, Spain