What does this wine taste like?
|Intense / Bright / Deep yellow|
|Higly aromatic / Fruit aromas / Dried fruit and nuts / Almonds / Aromatic herbs / Sweet notes / Honey / Vanilla|
|Vivacious / Complex / Profound / deep / Mineral notes / Saline notes / Floral notes / Cereal notes / Creamy / Fresh / Well-integrated acidity / Honeyed / Expressive / Flavoursome / Enveloping / Harmonious / Smoky notes / Spicy notes / Orange peel|
Drinking and storing
White meats, Cuttlefish with meatballs, Wild mushroom risotto
Ratings and awards
I challenge you to find a wine this good at this price. The four years of age really show, and what I most liked about this wine was the finish and length. A good two minutes in the mouth. And unlike other wines at the price, it has no flaws or downsides.by: Jane (03/09/2017) - Vintage 2013
Crisp delicious white to complement a special meal
Crisp delicious white to complement a special meal, a particularly good Rioja, lovely oakey taste and very reasonably priced in comparison with other stores in the UKby: Johan Ahlberg (24/02/2017) - Vintage 2011
Functional and really good!
Lots of roasted oak, med-full body wine. A bit salty. I like this wine a lot and find it very functional with food pairing. To fried duck or pork with hazelnut.by: Dan (13/02/2017) - Vintage 2011
Beautiful mature white wine
Wont be everyone's cup of tea. Is very similar in initial taste to a light dry sherry which I assume is down to the age.by: Happy Vinissimus Customer (03/12/2019) - Vintage 2016
Full bodied with a complex palette
70 % Viura, 15 % Malvasia, 15 % Garnacha Blanca. Lots of hazelnut on the nose. Full bodied with a complex palette.
|Ageing period||12 months|
|Type of wood||American oak|
Barón de Ley
The Barón de Ley winery is located in an old monastery in the town of Mendavia, in the Navarre area of the DOCa Rioja appellation. Founded in 1985 and inspired by the Médoc châteaux in France, its Reserva and Gran Reserva wines were quickly rated among the best wines for long-term ageing. One of the few Spanish wineries listed on the stock exchange, it is now a business group bringing together names such as El...