Rioja Vega Tempranillo 2017 | So lush and complex
We are excited to offer you a bottle of wine so lush and complex, you’ll be reaching for it over your usual Old Vine Zinfandel or red blend every time you fire up the BBQ. Rioja Vega Tempranillo 2017 delivers everything you want from Rioja for a fraction of the price. Magenta and ruby make a striking first impression, while a party of traditional Rioja aromas greets the nose: dried cherry, dark plum, and dried potpourri followed by plenty of leather and spice. Dried meats and hoisin glaze playfully interact with clove and saddle leather on the long, dry finish.
With its traditional Rioja nose and concentrated flavor that showcases the low-yielding nature of the vines, the wine is everything you want from a high-quality Rioja, without the high price tag.
91 Decanter | Refined nose of ripe red cherries, cigar box, and fragrant oriental spices. Assertive juicy and intense mid-palate with a long complex finish.
Tastes Expensive and Rare! At Summer BBQ Wine prices
Immediately we were blown away by the wine’s intense aromas. While experiencing aromas of dark plum, dried meats, hoisin glaze, and spice which seamlessly integrated with the smells of the barbecuing meat. We were sure we were tasting something very expensive and rare with us, but only the latter turned out to be true. The very next morning we reached out to Rioja Vega, and when we heard back from them, we couldn’t believe our luck.
The proprietor offered us an exclusive allocation at a fraction of what we suspected it would cost. When someone offers you a great deal on a wine that’s cultivated from land that
About Rioja Vega
Rioja Vega’s founder had already made his dream come true before the Denomination of Origin Rioja even existed. Rioja Vega was daring, transgressive, took a big step ahead of its own time. But above all, Rioja Vega remained true to its dream. Of course, that of making great, authentic wines from Rioja with a focus on the future. Today, the same values define us: quality, character and an innovative spirit.