2004 Lopez de Heredia Vina Cubillo Crianza Vina Tondonia Tempranillo Blend Rioja Spain

Press and Tasting Notes

Only hand harvested, this traditional "old world" style Rioja is bright ruby in color, the nose exhibits fresh aromas with a smooth, fresh and persistent finish. Perfect with all meat dishes, tapas and charcuterie. [65% Tempranillo, 25% Garnacha (Grenache), 5% Mazuelo (Carignan), 5% Graciano]

Region

RIOJA

The most popular Spanish wine growing region is Rioja.  There, like Ribera del Duero, the Tempranillo grape rules.  In Rioja, a classification system is used that essentially defines the wines by how much oak and bottle age the wine sees ... Read More »