Vina Salceda 2006 Tempranillo Reserva Rioja, Spain

Rioja region, Vina Salceda wines benefit from optimal microclimates modern winemaking techniques, and a distinctly unique character. This 2006 Reserva is comprised of mainly Tempranillo with a touch of Graciano (a red grape typically used in blends and characterized by its deep red color, strong aromas, and ageability). Intense and complex, the 2006 Reserva has aromas of fine oak-clove, vanilla, and mature black fruits with elegant flavors of spices and blackberries. Aged 18 months in oak. This blend of Tempranillo & Graciano from the Rioja region, Vina Salceda’s Reserva, has been ranked among the Spanish Wines London’s New Wave Spanish Wine Awards, and it has been chosen as the wine from Rioja by Norway’s Aperitif wine magazine. [+]