Drinking and storing
Red meats, Stewed meats with mushrooms, Lentils with chorizo sausage, Lamb, Veal stew
Ratings and awards
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A great Rioja
Whilst not the best I have tasted, it has charcter and fills the mouth with fruit. Acidity is good, it has a good finish and I will certainly buy it again.
First time with this wine
I like to try different Rioja under ten pounds. This was full flavour smooth most enjoyable. Drank outdoors on one rare sunny August day. Well worth a try
Solid stalwart riserva
Solid reserva wine. A stalwart option. Great value for money. Could do with aging some more. A little young but still good now
Der beste Rotwein den ich bisher genießen durfte
Ein qualitativ sehr hochwertiger Rotwein mit ausgeprägtem Charakter. Ich habe diesen Rotwein schon vom Jahrgang 2009 genossen und war begeistert. Wichtig ist in jedem Fall die richtige (Zimmertemperatur), dann kommt sein Bukett am besten zur Wirkung.
Consistently good full tasting rioja. We have tasted against several wines costing at least twice the price and always choose this one.
Bodegas Olarra forms part of the Grupo Bodegas Olarra, to which Bodegas Ondarre (D.O.Ca Rioja) and >Bodegas y Viñedos Casa del Valle (IGT Tierra de Castilla) also belong. Founded in 1973, Bodegas Olarra is located in Logroño, and distinguished by the beauty and complexity of its installations, known as the Rioja Cathedral, and remarkable for its Y-shape design and for having 111 hexagonal domes. The ageing hall houses 26,000 oak barrels. They are committed to perfection in the...