Details

  • Type: Red
  • Country: Spain
  • Region: Rioja
  • Vintage: 2012
  • Producer: Rolland & Galarreta
  • Primary grape: Tempranillo
  • Bottle size: 75cl
  • List price: £36.74
  • Code: 37557

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Barrel

Expression

Oaked, intense, concentrated reds

Roasted Lamb
Black Pepper
  • Full-flavoured and mature cheeses e.g. Cheddar, Cheshire, Edam, Gouda. Manchego, parmesan, Pont l’Évêque
  • Bay leaf, black pepper, chives, mint, nutmeg, rosemary, thyme
  • Grilled, roasted, seared, braised game: boar, duck, grouse, pheasant, venison. Beef, lamb
  • Full-flavoured cream- or cheese-based sauces e.g. parmesan. Intense wild mushroom, casserole or jus sauces
  • Some good combinations are possible with spicy foods but careful experimentation is required
  • Usually vegetables will be supporting a full-flavoured meat or dominating sauce. Hearty lentil dishes. Rich, wild mushroom dishes

About the Wine

This cracking red Wine created by Rolland & Galarreta is made in the Rioja Alvesa area of Rioja. This wine is exclusive to Matthew Clark, you won't find it at multiple retailers. Available in 75cl bottles, distributed in the UK by Araex. Esencia Rioja Alavesa, Rolland & Galarreta is a delighful wine, made from Tempranillo grapes. This wine has a cork closure and is one of a growing number in our list that can be enjoyed by vegan drinkers. Mature, full-bodied Rioja is superb with roast or grilled lamb and beef, as well as autumnal dishes based around mushrooms or flavoursome wild game.

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