Country: Spain Region: Rioja
Vintage: 2016 Colour: Red Style: Dry
Producer: Bodegas Valdemar Rioja
Description: The Conde Valdemar Rioja Edición Limitada is an exclusive limited bottling of Rioja blending old vine Tempranillo (70%) grapes with the rare Maturana (15%) and Graciano (15%) grapes. Aged for 13 months in French Allier and American fine grain oak barrels
Grapes are strictly selected and hand-picked at our most iconic family-owned plots in Rioja Alavesa: La Recaja (Tempranillo planted in 1979), Balcón de Pilatos (Maturana) and Las Seis Alhajas (Graciano).
Ageing Potential: 15 Years
It displays a bright and deep cherry colour. It has complex aromas of black fruit with well integrated notes of spices. It shows balsamic touches with hints of toffee and cocoa in the background, as well as floral notes. Elegant, very well balanced, silky with ripe and elegant tannins from the fine grained oak. Complex and expressive, it delights the palate with its length of flavours.
Food Matches: It’s a perfect match for all kinds of meat, especially grilled red meat and stews. It also pairs well with fish, such as salmon and turbot, as well as with cheese boards and charcuterie.