Compaña de Vinos Telmo Rodriguez Corriente
The nose emerges with aromas of ripe red plum, cassis, spicy raspberry, red currant, dried herbs, tobacco leaf and dried orange peel. It has a wonderful balance and bursts with intense ripe fruits and wild red berries on the palate, confirming the Rioja style. Best with Rioja-braised lamb with chorizo and garlic.
|Style:||Juicy & Light|
|Blend/Grape Variety:||garnacha graciano tempranillo|
|Price Point:||1,251 to 1,500|
|FOOD PAIRING: RED MEATS:||Stewed|
|FOOD PAIRING: PIZZA & PASTA:||Tomato based|
Telmo Rodriguez is one of Spain’s pioneer winemakers, advocating native grape varietals tied to the climates and conditions of their sites, and making world-class wines from undiscovered as well as known regions.
Telmo was among the first to make significant wines in Toro, Rueda, Valdeorras, Malaga, Alicante and Cigales. In these areas he uses native varietals, often grapes rediscovered such as Godello, Verdejo, Moscatel and Monastrell which do not have wide recognition. With other classically recognized varietals such Tempranillo, Garnacha and Carignan, he works with vines that are indigenous and reflect the character of their particular site. As a result, Telmo has been one of the leaders of the quality revolution with these varietals in up and coming areas such as Toro, as well as in the traditional areas of Rioja and Ribera del Duero.
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