£17.60/ 0.75 L btl
What does this wine taste like?
|Picota cherry red / Bluish glints / Intense / Dense|
|Fruit aromas / Redcurrants / Liquorice / Vanilla / Cinnamon / Juniper|
|Rounded / Rich / Glyceric / Powerful / Marked tannins / Seductive / Fresh / Long finish / Pleasurable / Black fruit / Well-integrated wood|
Drinking and storing
Red meats / Game / Cured sausages / Prepared dishes
Ratings and awards
Good wine - only one my wife likes
Was given a bottle of this by a friend and my wife likes it which is unusual for a red wine, so we were lucky to find that Vinissimus was able to supply them at a good price.
|Ageing period||30 months|
|Type of wood||French and American oak|
The origins of Bodegas Montecillo are to be found in Fuenmayor, one of the villages with a longer history of winemaking in Rioja Alta. Surrounded by vines and close to the serene and benevolent waters of the majestic Ebro, the landscape of Fuenmayor is one of gentle hills and, in the distance, the rocky outcrop of the Sierra de Cantabria mountains. The locals have always known that the spectacular El Montecillo landscape is home to top quality...