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Valenciso Reserva Rioja 2014

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This Valanciso Reserva Rioja is not to be missed. Fill your glasses, set your mantillas in place and dig into an assortment of robust tapas. The meatier the better. The complex and elegant full body of this Reserva Rioja make it the ideal partner for just about any lamb dish. How do you like yours? While you're still getting your Spanish on, how about a classic paella? We love the intoxicating aromas that it gives off as the rice plumps, absorbing all the delicious flavors. Make sure you don't forget the chorizo. If you're craving a showstopping meat dish, we suggest parmesan and herb-crusted beef tenderloin. You'll need some potatoes with that. Gratin or oven roasted with sea salt and lemon zest? Be sure you've got another bottle breathing while you eat so that it'll be ready for the Manchego, Marcona almonds and quince paste platter after dinner. That's about all you need to know.

Robert Parker, Jr.'s Wine Advocate: "It's always a pleasure to taste the wines from Valenciso, which seem to combine tradition and modernity like few others.

I tasted again the red 2014 Reserva, which seems to have integrated in bottle since I tasted it some 16 months ago. It's a lighter expression of Valenciso that is developing more complex aromas, and the acidity and tannins are slowly being resolved. They say it's the most modern among the classics and the most classic among modern Reservas. Drinkdate: 2020-2026." Oct 2020

Winery: "100% Tempranillo aged 17 months in fine grained French oak. Highly polished, tightly wound and elegant wine with refined aromatics. Fine tannins provide a silky texture, leading to a persistent finish of red berries and sweet oak. Blossoms both in body and flavor with decantation and will age gracefully for years, in the manner of top Burgundy."

Bottle 750ml, cork
Varietal 100% Tempranillo
Alcohol ~14.3%
Aging 17 months in French oak
Region Rioja, Spain

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