Finca Valpiedra is the flagship estate of Rioja 'royalty', Martínez Bujanda, and its wines enjoy huge international acclaim. Crafted from finest estate grown Tempranillo, this superb Reserva has benefited from 22 months in barrel. Lavish and complex.
Purple with ruby highlights, this wine shows up-front aromas of raspberries and black cherries with undertones of leather and spice. On the palate, it is expansive and rich. Pair with lamb and apricot tajines, prime rib, tomato stews, or green lentil-based dishes.
Dark ruby. Potent smoke- and mineral-tinged dark berry and cherry aromas are complicated by licorice, vanilla and exotic spices. Smooth, ripe and fleshy, displaying sweet blackberry and cherry-vanilla flavors braced by a jolt of juicy acidity. Shows excellent focus and power on a very long, spice-laced finish featuring intense berry character and harmonious tannins.
In the initial phase in mouth, it shows an excellent smoothness and volume, developing a delicate tannic structure wich makes it tasty and savoury. The freshness from the Graciano makes it more balanced concerning the alcohol showing a very long aftertaste. The aftertaste comes with spicy, fruity and wood notes.