2016 Campeador Crianza Rioja, Martinez Lacuesta
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Type: Red Wine
Grape(s): Garnacha (Grenache), Tempranillo
Wine Region: Rioja, Spain
A classic styled Rioja from Bodegas Martinez Lacuesta. Black cherry colour from the dominant garnacha. Full bodied, yet smooth and velvety on the palate. A fantastic expression of traditional Rioja.
This crianza Rioja is aged in american oak barrels for 18 months before being bottled, where it then spends a further 12 months in the bodega in Haro, Rioja before it is released.
Bodegas Martínez Lacuesta was founded in 1895 in Haro, Rioja. It was one of the original bodegas responsible for the setting-up of the Regulatory Body of the Rioja wine D.O.
Suggested food and wine pairing: Roast red meats, especially lamb, the traditional dish of Rioja.