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Friday, May 01, 2020

Cellar Notes: Campo Viejo Reserva 2014

Date Wine Consumed: 5/1/2020                                       Type: Red Still

Country: Spain                            State/Region: Rioja

Brand Name: Campo Viejo

Vintage: 2018                              Alcohol %: 13.5%               Price: $12.95

Grape Varietal: Tempranillo

Had Where: Home

        Clarity: Clear
        Brightness: Not necessarily bright, nor dull. In between
        Concentration: Medium - Dark
        Red Wine Color: Black cherry jello colored, garnet

        Describe: Smoky, medicinal, spice, dark cherry, red fruit

        Body: Light
        Sweetness: Dry
        Fruit(s): Raspeberry
        Fruit Condition: Ripe
        Acidity: Mouth Watering
        Tannins: Rich
        Other Information

        Aftertaste: Faint
        Finish: Short
        Balanced/Unbalanced: Balanced

What types of food/cuisine would you recommend with this wine: Paella, roasted meats, seafood, burger, Indian food, roasted eggplant, hard cheeses

Your Rating: 8/10
         Reason: Good acidity, tannins rich but not overpowering.

Additional Notes: Cork closure. Purchased at Empire Wine.

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