Marques de Riscal Rioja Reserva (75 cl), €17.00
Vinos de los Herederos del Marqués de Riscal has been, since its foundation in 1858, a pioneering winery in Rioja. It was the first winery in Rioja making barrel-aged, wines. Vivid Sensations of Marqués de Riscal takes shape in the City of Wine, where tradition and innovation live together in perfect harmony.
It is made with the varieties Tempranillo, Graciano and Mazuelo from vines over 15 years old. The picking is made by hand and it is aged for 25 months in American-oak barrels. It's got a balsamic aroma with notes of ripe fruit. In the mouth it's fresh, light and persistent with soft and round tannins.
This wine matches with ham, mature cheeses, stew with not very spicy sauces, cooked or boiled legumes, poultry, red meat and all kind of roast and grilled meat.