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Spec sheet

TypeRed wine
Region
Grapes
Producer
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti14.0%

The wine

Paraphrasing the words of Elena Adell, the winemaker at Bodegas Azpilicueta, we'd say the Azpilicueta Reserva results from a definite intention: to produce a wine which clearly indicates the characteristics of the vintage, based on traditional varieties.

This is a wine with a strong personality, an elegant palate and balanced body, which is made in the classic Rioja style founded on Tempranillo, Graciano and Mazuelo. The grapes, rigorously selected, come from Fuenmayor, a vineyard enjoying a varied topography with a combination of soils and orientations, adding an extraordinary complexity to the wines.

It appears a lovely ruby colour with brick-red flecks, and exhibits evocative scents of vanilla, dried fruits and nuts, and wild berries. It's silky and delicate on the palate, with an intense, fine nuance, brought about by a lengthy refinement in bottle. Always among the Rioja's best-rated Reservas and with a great price-pleasure relationship.

Drinking and storing

Serve between 16ºC and 18ºC

Food pairing

Grilled wild mushrooms / Cured cheeses / Lamb with fine herbs

Ratings and awards

201091 PN
200691 PN
PN: Peñín

Customer reviews

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Winemaking

Ageing period16 months
Type of woodFrench and American oak

Vineyards

Fuenmayor

The winery

Bodegas Campo Viejo

Bodegas Campo Viejo

Campo Viejo is one of the Rioja region's most well-established names and produces on its premises three premium brands that sell in over 70 countries: Campo Viejo, Azpilicueta and Alcorta. Since its foundation in 1959, Campo Viejo has undergone constant evolution, combining in a very effective way an artisanal treatment of its wines with the most cutting-edge technology as well as respect for its immediate surroundings and the environment....

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