Sierra Cantabria Rioja Seleccion 2014
As for the red wines, the least expensive is their 2014 Seleccion from Rioja, which is 100% Tempranillo aged in a combination of tank and American and French oak barrels. The wine is soft and easygoing, with attractive tapenade notes intermixed with graphite, black cherry and toasty fruit notes. It is an easygoing, straightforward Rioja to drink over the next year or so.
This plump red offers fruit flavors of black cherry and plum, with accents of tobacco and orange peel. Lively acidity firms up the gentle tannins. Drink now through 2020. 10,000 cases made.