Alto del Obre Reserva, Rioja 2011

SR29411
An intense and complex wine full of ripe blackberry and blueberry fruit with hints of cassis, the initial fruit is followed by a subtle flavour of spices, cinnamon, vanilla and cloves. The finish is long and aromatic.
£14.95 per bottle
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Producer Bodegas Taron
Type Red
ABV 13.5%
Bottle Size 75 cl
Country Spain
Region Spain
Area Rioja
Style Medium-bodied
Vintage 2011
Major Grape Tempranillo/Cencibel
Grapes 90% Tempranillo, 10% Mazuelo
Drinking Guide Drink Now
Food Match Lamb Cutlets
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A cooler and wetter year than other recent vintages, this has endowed the wines of 2018 with greater freshness and lower alcohols. Across the country the wines are showing good aromatics, plenty of weight, and a juicy fresh character. Growers had a complex year in 2017 having to contend with frost, hail and drought. Yields are down as a result but the picture overall is of good quality particularly in Galicia and the South, Penedès also seems to have performed well. The 2016 vintage looks pretty good on the whole with Ribera del Duero, Rioja and Rueda having excellent results. 2015 was heralded as the best vintage across Spain in recent years, and particularly so in the north. 2014 saw some good wines made with a little rain in the second half of harvest and low yields. This came after the potentially great 2013 vintage which has given fresh, vibrant, robust wines. The 2012 harvest is also very good, a dry year but yields are low. The run of good to excellent quality goes back to 2002, with 2011 being an early harvest in good conditions. 2010 was a cooler year, which has delivered a more elegant style of wine. 2009 a warm year with a big harvest of excellent grapes.

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