Rioja Alavesa Red Wine.
Pairing: Spanish cured meats, barbecued meat, lamb and game.
Perfect with lunch, before and during dinner and with dessert.
Bodegas Mitarte. Labastida, Rioja Alavesa.
The grapes are harvested and selected by hand from the winery's own vineyards. Fermentation and maceration take 14 days in stainless steel vats. The wine is aged for 18 months in new French and American oak barrels. The wine is then left to age in the bottle for a minimum of 24 months.
Colour: Intense, bright cherry red.
Aroma: Well integrated spicy, mineral and toasted notes form the oak barrel. Potent.
Taste: Mature fruit with a mineral presence. Elegant full bodied and persistent.
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