Aintxane Prieto Uriarte and her husband own a family vineyard in Labastida, right in the heart of Rioja Alavesa. The property has been handed down from generation to generation, in a region where making wine is much more than a job, it is a tradition..
Type of Wine: Red Wine
Winery: Labastida, Rioja
Varietal: 100% Tempranillo. Vines are between 40-80 years old.
Color: Deep garnet.
Nose: Initially you notice explosive, bright fruit: blueberries, raspberries and blackberries, followed by a slight oakiness.
Palate: A complex, but not overly heavy red wine, it goes well with lamb, beef, venison, or lighter fare like poultry, cheese or pizza.