What does this wine taste like?
|Ruby red / Quite opaque / Clean / Bright|
|Fruit aromas / Ripe red fruit / Smoky notes / Undergrowth notes / Spicy notes / Aromatic herbs|
|Fresh / Fruit-forward / Medium-bodied / Good acidity / Fine tannins / Spicy notes / Undergrowth notes|
Ratings and awards
Nor classical nor modern, this Artuke has power, fruit, complexity and acidity to balance it. A bit wild now, so needs more time to show it full potential and looking at how 2016 developed it will probably be best from end 2020 onwards. Great price quality!
|Ageing period||14 months|
|Type of wood||French oak|
Artuke, Bodegas y Viñedos
Artuke is a family-run winery owned by the Miguel Blanco family and located in the town of Baños de Ebro. It maintains 17 hectares of vineyards in the Rioja Alavesa, from where it produces wines with a distinct personality. Inheriting the tradition passed down from his forebears, Roberto decided to build the present winery in 1985, setting it up with the technology and equipment required for keeping wine production going and enabling it to cope with growing demand. Today, it...