Rioja Reserva Especial 2006, Urbina, Spain
Old school more mature Rioja that has won a legion of fans in the shop. Made from Tempranillo plus a little Graciano and Mazuelo, this wine comes from a family-owned estate around the village of Cuzcurrita, situated in the north-west point area of Rioja Alta. This wine sits between a Reserva and a Gran Reserva, aged for a two years in French and American oak casks and a minimum of 2 years in bottle before release. Organic practices.