What does this wine taste like?
|Picota cherry red / Garnet rim|
|Higly aromatic / Fruit aromas / Black fruit / Blueberries / Ageing notes / Toasty notes / Fine woods / Spicy notes / Mineral notes / Charcoal / Indian ink / Bitter chocolate|
|Flavoursome / Elegant / Enveloping / Fruit notes / Redcurrant / Woody embers / Pepper / Tobacco|
Drinking and storing
Spicy dishes / Curry dishes / Ceviches / Red meats / Game dishes / Cured cheeses
Ratings and awards
|2008||91+ PK||90 PN|
Wine critics reviewsReviews by Jancis Robinson and Parker
I loved this wine, it is a real good Rioja with the typical oaky taste and definitely worth it. I really like the service Vinissimus offer and will be for sure looking into ordering more in the future.
Needs opening early
When first opened it tasted very ordinary. However after an hour or more, it developed and was thereafter much better. I was a bit disappointed overall, hence three stars.
Mature, full bodied and smooth
An excellent Rioja , good rich colour with sutle flavours. Goes down very well with meat, pork and cheese. Well worth a try.
Mixed Case Spanish Wine Delivered to my House in Spain
Fabulous selection of wines available from Vinissimus. Really enjoyed them especially the Ramon Bilbao Crianza
A very good quality easy drinking red. One of my favourite brands. You can never go wong with this red
|Ageing period||20 months|
|Type of wood||American oak|
|Vine age||40 years|
|Climate||Continental with Atlantic influence|
|Yields||Very low yields|
|Surface area||75.00 hectares|
Bodegas Ramón Bilbao
Bodegas Ramón Bilbao is an excellent example of pure Rioja traditions combined with the latest innovations in winemaking. The winery came into being in 1924 although its founder Don Ramón Bilbao Murga had been working in the wine trade in Haro since 1896. The winery was run by generation after generation of the family until 1966 when Ramón Bilbao Pozo passed away with no sons or daughters to take over the firm. Five years later it was decided to convert the...