MacRoberts & Canals, Laventura Tempranillo Rioja DO 2016
A pure Tempranillo, the great Spanish grape, this shows characteristic aromas of red (raspberries, redcurrant, red cherries) and black fruit (black cherries, blackberries and plums, with spicy notes (nutmeg and cloves), fine tannins, good acidity and a long finish. 13.5%. Has aging potential, drink now to 2026.
Serving suggestions: Tapas, ham and other charcuterie, ratatouille, flavourful pasta dishes.
MacRoberts & Canals Bodegas y Vinedos
South African winemaker Bryan MacRobert started MacRoberts & Canals Bodegas y Vinedos in Rioja in 2013. While respectful of the long tradition of this region, he crafts original wines that see less oak and are very drinkable thanks to their varietal expressiveness and freshness.