A bright garnet colour with violet glints, this wine appears very dense. On the nose it displays aromas of ripe red and black fruits. Varietal notes of the Tempranillo are revealed, with spicy nuances of oak and liquorice. The palate is powerful, fresh, generous and velvety, exhibiting fruit notes, hints of spices and oak ageing. It concludes with a pleasant, fruit-driven aftertaste.
Aged for 12 months in new French oak barrels.
What does this wine taste like?
|Garnet / Violet glints / Opaque|
|Fruit aromas / Ripe red fruit / Ripe black fruit / Varietal notes / Spicy notes / Ageing notes / Oak / Liquorice|
|Powerful / Fresh / Full / Velvety / Fruit notes / Spicy notes / Ageing notes / Fruit-forward / Pleasant|
Drinking and storing
Tender meats, Substantial dishes, Rice dishes, Vegetables, Hors d'oeuvres
Bodegas Altanza started out in 1998, operated by a group of businesspeople from La Rioja, with the idea of setting up a winery which produced wines of quality that everybody could afford. The winery was created with the intention of making Reservas and Gran Reservas, since ‘Reserva’ was the wine which cellar owners in the past used to reserve for offering to their best clientele. Located in Fuenmayor (Rioja Alta), the winery tries to combine tradition and modernity. For this...