GRAPES: Tempranillo, Graciano and Mazuelo (Carignan)
TASTING NOTES: A fruity young wine with a bright cherry color. Full-flavored, but light and fresh with red fruit flavors. The fruity taste has an elegant finish with perfectly integrated sensations of oak. Serve with stewed vegetables, white and red meats, poultry, and mature cheeses
About The Producer
Bodega Martínez Lacuesta was founded in 1895 in Haro by Félix Martínez Lacuesta – Winemaker, Politician, and Promoter. He was the first president of the National Society of Wine Growers and Wine Producers, and president of the Rioja Wine Union. Also, he represented bodega owners in the establishment of the Rioja D.O. appellation. Along with his brothers Alfonso, Julio, José María, José Crescencio, and Emiliano they formed the beginnings the modern Bodegas Martínez Lacuesta. Today, the bodega remains a family business. It is one of the Hundred-Year-Old Rioja Bodegas.