Red Wine

Rioja Joven Viña Illusion - 2016


Siyps score 89/100
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food pairing
  • Cured MeatCured Meat
  • Red MeatRed Meat
  • Tomato BasedTomato Based
aromas
  • Black BerriesBlack Berries
  • Black FruitsBlack Fruits
  • Red FruitsRed Fruits
grape

Tempranillo-based Blend

productionOrganic
alcohol level
12.5%
ageing potential
5 Years
style
Dry
intensity / body
Medium

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Tasting notes

Rioja "Viña Ilusion" is best describe by its expression of black fruits, and by the hints of floral and red fruits aromas in the background. Refreshing and fruity attack, followed by notes of fruits like plums and cherry, and a good balance between acidity and ripe tannins.

Spain

La Rioja / Navarra

La Rioja and Navarra are wine region in northern Spain found in the Ebro river valley. Tempranillo is the flagship grape variety for the production of red wines. Both regions were awarded DO appellation in 1933. Thanks to investments in the wineries in Navarra, both regions are now shinning in the international market.

Bodega Martin Alonso

Moderate continental climate

Bodega Martin Alonso

The soils in La Rioja and Navarra share common features like the soil composition - Alluvial, Ferruginous Clay, and Calcareous Clay. Rioja Alta sub-region is well known for its high-quality wines with vines thriving on calcareous clay soils. La Rioja is a fertile land in the Ebro river valley, which flows through the region from west to east, enclosed by two mountain ranges.

Appellation Rioja DOCa
Vintage

2016

Producer Bodega Martin Alonso
Winemaker

Martin Alonso

Production

Organic

Grape Variety

Red Grapes Blend

Colour

Red

Alcohol Level

12.5%

Ageing Potential

5 Years

Aromas

Black Berries, Black Fruits, Red Fruits

Food Pairing

Cured Meat, Red Meat, Tomato Based

Bottle Size

75 cl

Intensity / Body

Medium

Style

Dry

SIYPS Score

89

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