Marqués de la Concordia Rioja Santiago Reserva DOCa Rioja. Intense depth colour, cherry red to ruby. Primary aromas of ripe wild berries, balsamic and subtile toast, ceder and palisander notes. On the palate, concentrated, harmonic, distinctive but well integrated acidity. Structured, full body, velvety and lasting.
The vines are located exclusively in Rioja Alta on the north-western edge of the most prestigious wine appelleation of Spain. The vines grow 650m a.s.l. on nutrition poor calcareous clay soil. Intense maceration for phenol extraction is achieved by frequent transfers. The temperature-controlled fermentation is done in stainless steel deposits at maximum temperature of 26Co. Aging takes place during 24 month in French and American oak.
Entrecote, sappy tenderloin, lamb, pork and game, cured cheese. e.g. Mahón-Menorca, Manchego (Castilla la Mancha).