Sierra Cantabria "Única" Rioja Reserva 2014

  • The Eguren brothers continue to execute timeless Rioja. With the Unica, the blend 97% Tempranillo and 3% Old Vine Graciano. Altitudes range from 1,440 to 1,740 ft. above sea level. Everything is harvested and destemmed painstakingly by hand. Ageing for 24 months in Bordelaise barrels of French (60%) and American (40%) oak. Bright ruby in hue. Expressive aromas of redcurrant, cherry and liquorice. It’s a quintessential modern Rioja with rich, plush blueberry and blackberry flavors, chalky acidity, stylish oak and violet aromas. Long and very well balanced. Enjoy with any kind of lamb dishes, grilled or roasted. Also pork, chorizo, barbecued meats, Moroccan dishes and hard sheep's cheeses. Racked regularly every 4 months. Bottled in the estate without filtration. 1,000 cases for the U.S.