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

AVAILABILITY

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.