"Classic ruby red with hints of a light brick red colour. Very complex and intense aroma, with fine scents of aging which are assembled perfectly: vanilla, spices and herbs. Very ripe fruit recollections appear. In the palate, it is a finely balanced wine, with a polished and elegant body, with a long and pleasant aftertaste. Matches especially well with roasted lamb, cutlets barbequed on vine shoots, fish in sauce recipes, as well as smoked and cured cheese. Excellent wine to accompany chocolate desserts."~Winery Notes
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The heart of the Rioja Alavesa
Proud of its winemaking tradition, the village of Elciego is one of the most famous and acknowledged villages of the Rioja Alavesa region. Behind the solid walls of its mansions, centuries of wine production wisdom have highlighted a vocation. Located near the river Ebro, Elciego has a distinctive contour, where the old part of the town lies in the shadow of the great church of San Andrés. It was here in the second half of the nineteenth century, that wine making commenced using the same process as is carried out today throughout the region.