A seriously smooth and deeply flavoursome wine from Rioja. Perfect for sharing over a roast shoulder of lamb with friends.
Bronze – International Wine & Spirit Competition 2015 – The IWSC Awards are the premier wine and spirit awards in the world, setting an international benchmark for quality.
Campo Viejo has the first winery in Spain to achieve carbon neutral status in 2012
Greenhouse gas emissions cut by 25% since 2011
Energy use reduced by 15% over the past four years
Delicious with red meats, game, roasts, mature and blue cheeses.
This wine can be enjoyed now or carefully stored for up to 10 years from purchase.
Wine Colour Red
Tasting Notes Ruby red with a golden edge, this Rioja has been aged for 18 months in oak casks and 18 months in bottle to give a richer, fuller style, bursting with black cherry & plum flavours.
Serving Suggestion Delicious with red meat, grills and roasts, game and is a great way to end a meal alongside mature and blue cheeses
Storage Instructions This wine is ideal for drinking now but can be kept for up to 5 years
Closure Natural Cork
Country of Origin Spain
Grape Variety Tempranillo, Graciano, Mazuelo
Producer Bodegas Campo Viejo
Winemaker Elena Adell
Vinification Grapes are fermented in at a controlled temperature of around 28ºC. Maceration with skins for approximately 20 days to deliver the colour of the wine. The wine is then aged for 18 months in American and French-oak casks (50:50) and rounded off for 18 months in the bottle cellar.
History Campo Viejo’s dedication to authentic Rioja winemaking, alongside the most advanced winemaking techniques available, has allowed us to create modern twists on traditional methods to deliver progressive styles of Rioja that appeal to today’s discerning palates.
Regional Information Undoubtedly one of the best wineries in the world, Bodegas Campo Viejo – located right in the heart of La Rioja, Northern Spain – we were the first Spanish winery to certify our carbon footprint to the ISO-14064 standard. At Campo Viejo we live by our Environment and Sustainability programme, which we first started over 10 years ago.