2003 Bodegas Montecillo Rioja Reserva
Deep cherry red with russet rim. Clean and brilliant. Spicy notes, vanilla and black fruit, balanced by an elegant touch of oak. Spice and notes of fine aging. Good structure, elegant tannins, and a pleasant, lingering finish. An ideal companion for grilled or barbecued red meat, all types of stew, and spicy dishes. A powerful wine, it also enhances the flavor of fish such as tuna, salmon or cod.
Wine.comClean and briliant coloring with deep cherry red hues and a russet rim. The bouquet is filled with notes of spice, vanilla, and black fruits, rounded by an elegant touch oak. On the palate there is good structure and elegant tannins with spice and ageing notes. Enjoy the long finish and pleasant aftertaste of this wine. An ideal companion for grilled or barbecued red meat and all types of stew, including spicy dishes. A powerful wine, it also enhances the flavor of fish such as tuna, salmon or cod.
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 89 pts. and median of 89 pts. in 4 notes)
Vintage ChartRating for Spain-Dominiaciones de Origen (DO)-Rioja: 87 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: unpredictable<br/>
User Tasting Note
Taste of berries and mild oak. moderate finish. gets a 4 for price.
Fellow Drync'rdoesn't have a good nose. light. can't recommend for the price.