We bought this bottle at Total Wine & More for around $21.00.
From the Winemaker:
“A reassuringly balanced Rioja wine which retains fruity character after being passionately crafted over the course of five years. Balanced with smoky and spicy notes from oak.”
Producer: Campo Viejo
Grape: 100% Tempranillo
Rating: 91 pts. from Decanter
Aged: At least 24 months in oak, total aging 5 years.
Here’s what we tasted in this bottle
In the Glass: medium ruby
Aromas: black fruits, cherry, fig, smoke, chocolate, oak.
Taste: dry, medium to full body, medium + acidity and medium + tannins.
Pairings: tapas, red meat, pasta.
Bottom line: Easy to drink, great price point and one we will go back to again and again.