Interestingly this wine from Marks and Spencers doesn’t have a strong bouquet, however it might be wise to bear in mind we’ve just eaten chilli burgers with chilli sauce, roquefort cheese, and potato wedges covered in a Jamaican jerk…so there may have been some external influence in tasting this wine! Despite all that the wine
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A smooth, spicy wine which was filled with a summer berry taste. Still a nice strong wine, but not harsh to the taste. Very enjoyable.
A lovely smooth and quite pale Rioja, not as harsh as some nor as strong, but making for a nice bottle of wine without overpowering the tastebuds or the need for strong flavoured foods.
A very nice wine, rich in taste yet not heavy and very velvety to taste. Here’s the official site.
For being a fan of Rioja I was very surprised I like this wine so much. It has a full, rich flavour and a big berry taste that gets you after the swallow. Very nice indeed.
Very nice Rioja with a spicy taste, obviously with cinnamon through the flavour. Not a particularly strong taste of fruit, although they do say that there is a lot of ripe plum in there. I like a spicy rioja!
A good strong Rioja with a slightly spicey taste and quite rich although not overly so. There’s a hint of acidity which does nothing to affect the flavour negatively, there’s also a hint of berry in there…but I just couldn’t put my tongue on it. Lovely wine.
After a short time breathing (I so want to buy a giraffe!) we had a few sips of this over a nice spicy pasta, and boy did the two go well together.