Bodegas Zugober "Belezos" Rioja Reserva 2012

  • Varieties: 95% Tempranillo, 5% Graciano and Mazuelo.

    Appearance: Ruby red.

    Nose: Pronounced floral and aromatic, with some leather, earth, spice, and cherry notes.

    Palate: Medium-bodied. A classic example of Rioja Reserva from Alavesa that is ready to drink. Some red fruits, cherry, cedar, tobacco spice box. Soft tannin and food-friendly acidity.

    Vinification: 18 Months in French and American oak, followed by an additional 18 months in bottle.

    Recommended Food Pairing: A roasted chicken, or other roasted game.