What does this wine taste like?
|White fruit / Floral notes|
|Fruit-forward / Rich / Well-integrated acidity / Fresh|
Drinking and storing
Aperitifs / Tapas / Salads
My New House Wine Coupling
I love both the red and white of El Pedal. They are a small step up from €6.00 reliable house wines, but extraordinary value for the quality. I've no doubt there are slightly cheaper options that are very good, but the extra few bucks is really well worth paying for. There really isn't any point critiquing a gorgeous set of red and white wine at this price. Set that aside for the big stuff. Both the red and white El Pedal are just excellent.
|Vinification material||Stainless steel|
|Vine age||35 years|
|Climate||Continental with Atlantic influence|
Viñedos Hermanos Hernáiz
Finca La Emperatriz is one of the very few Rioja wineries to produce their wines from one single vine-growing plantation, which is customary in Bordeaux's Médoc region (other Rioja wineries employing the same model are Remelluri, Valpiedra and Contino). This is an estate of excellent quality whose potential had already been recognised at the Paris Universal Exhibition in 1878 and which concealed a very important history. The estate originally belonged to Eugenia de Montijo,...