Luis Alegre Reserva2016
Other bottle sizes and vintages
£17.40/ 0.75 L btl
What does this wine taste like?
|Garnet / Semi-opaque|
|Ripe fruit / Crystallised fruit / Spices / Toasty notes / Vanilla / Cocoa|
|Full / Powerful / Silky / Rounded / Well-integrated tannins / Long|
Drinking and storing
Game, Red meats, Casseroles
Típico reserva de Rioja Alavesa, pero de lo mejorcito en ese nivel, para volver a repetir, al igual que otros vinos de la Bodega. Buena fruta con toque de madera.
|Ageing period||17 months|
|Barrel age||New and semi-new|
|Type of wood||American and french oak|
|Vine age||40 years|
|Climate||Atlantic with mediterranean influence|
Bodegas Luis Alegre
Following its founding in 1968, Bodegas Luis Alegre at first focused on the production of young wines and crianza wines which are not only still being produced but have improved to the point they are now considered among the best in Spain in their range: Carbonic Maceration, Rosé, White, and Crianza Limited Edition. Under the guidance of Alex Simó, in 1999 the winery started a new project researching the soil-types and micro-climates of some...