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La Antigua, Tempranillo, Rioja

Spain
Tempranillo
2012
$25 .95
- 1 bottle +

Tasting Notes

Aromas of strawberry, cassis, fig, dill & coconut, and a rich rounded mouthfeel, fresh cranberry and red cherry, robust tannins, with roasted meat and sweet oak spice on the finish.

About

Coming from the reaches of Rioja Alta, this award-winning Rioja is planted on sandier soils. Sierra de la Demanda is a unique location with north facing vineyards located in Rioja Alta. Estate bottled. A wine of place. old vines, vineyards were planted in 1940-1955. The blend in this wine is 70% Tempranillo, 20% Graciano, 10% Garnacha. Vines planted from 1940-1955. Tended in limestone and sandy soil at 568 m (1,865 ft) elevation. This lovely Rioja 24 months in stainless steel tanks plus 24 months in 60% French and 40% American oak barrels with a miniscule production size of 3,000 cases. The vines are sustainably grown vines planted from 1940-1955 and tended in sandy and limestone soil at 568 m (1,865ft) elevation.

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