Bodegas Valdemar Conde Valdemar Rioja Reserva 2012
Complex aromas with subtle spicy notes and ripe black fruit touches, leading to a generous, intense palate full of plums, raisins and chocolate. Beautiful balance of fruit and oak, with a long, persistent finish.
Unusually for Rioja, all the Valdemar grapes come from the family’s own vineyards (almost 300 hectares), giving unrivalled control over the quality of the fruit at every level. Grapes for the Reserva are grown exclusively in Rioja Alavesa, and were harvested in the second week of October.
This reserva was aged for 26 months in barrel, with 65% American and 35% French oak.