2003 Conde de Valdemar Rioja Reserva
A blend of 85% Tempranillo and 15% Mazuelo. Intense red cherry color. Clean and bright. Complex aromas of stewed black berries with spicy touches of black pepper and mineral notes. Potent and fleshy, dominating its roundness in mouth which is due to its fine tannins provided by the ripe berries and its exceptional barrel-ageing. A long and very persistent finish. This wine is a great match with grilled and stewed meat. It also goes well with oven-baked fish or fish in sauce as well as cold meats...
Vintage ChartRating for Spain-Dominiaciones de Origen (DO)-Rioja: 87 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: unpredictable<br/>
User Tasting Note
nadermannnice dry but smooth finish.. great value