Dominating tempranillo flavors, floral notes, barrel aging gives a light spice with a long balanced finish.
This is an ideal wine to enjoy with Mediterranean foods, pasta, rice, cured ham as well as all types of cheeses and meat dishes.
In operation for over 140 years, the CVNE winery that has immense success in the rioja region of Spain. Staying in the same family, and only having five chief winemakers, their current success is thanks to Maria Larrea, who has been at the helm of the winery for the past 24 years. Her 2004 vintage of Imperial Gran Reserva landed her in the top spot of Wine Spectators top 100 wines of 2013. “Women have always played an important role in the wine business and it’s not surprising that our passion is reflected in winemaking.” Today most star winemakers are men, but women are becoming more relevant in Spain. Change has come more from society than from inside the world of wine. We’re used to the fact that jobs are no longer a question of men or women. Why should winemaking be any different?”