Bodegas Alvia I got to know quite well when researching the previous Rioja Garnacha report as well as the Tempranillo Blanco report as they work with both of them. Here we find wines that are a bit more classic in overall approach as they’re both Gran Reservas and from Rioja stalwarts of Tempranillo for the red and then Macabeu/Viura for the white. The red is from 2014 and shows just how different Rioja was nigh but a decade ago given that there’s a great deal of structure and punch to […]

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