Bodegas Patrocinio | ZINIO Selección de Suelos
VINTAGE | 2011
REGION | Rioja
VARIETIES | Tempranillo
VINIFICATION AND AGING | Aged 2 years in American and French oak barrels and it continues its rounding in the bottle for 18 months.
TASTING NOTES | The wine has an intense purple red color. It has a gentle entry and elegant finish with very marked toasted flavors of coffee and toffee, good ripe fruit and hints of raisins and blackberries. There are noted of sweet spices; cinnamon, clove and vanilla. This wine has a complexity and potential that demonstrates the uniqueness of the region.
PAIRING | Goes well with vegetables, meats, stews, casseroles and roasts.
- Recommended – Decanter
- Silver Medal – Tempranillos al Mundo
- 93 Points – Repsol Guide
- 88 Points – El País Magazine
2011 was a very dry year, with July being a cool month while August and September were very hot. This meant the grapes were harvested earlier, the result was a highly concentrated structured wine. This is a historic year for Rioja, comparable only to the best vintages
To find this wine outside of Pennsylvania please contact a representative at Pedro’s Wine Collection.
This wine is available in Pennsylvania at select restaurants and by special order through the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board. To order this wine please contact a representative at Pedro’s Wine Collection.