La Mateo Tempranillo Vendimia 2016 Magnum

Traditional Price €80
WineSpark Price €44.43
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Nothing beats a magnum of great wine. It looks sensational, tastes sensational, and lasts much longer than a normal bottle.

Rioja is great with turkey and other roasts - so I couldn't think of a better bottle for Christmas than this wine. It’s a smooth, velvety and decadent red... which slips down effortlessly and gets better with each and every sip.

It’s from the underrated Rioja Baja sub-region of Rioja - so because of the higher altitude, 50-year old vines, and limestone-clay soils, it’s just another level of Rioja than what you might normally be used to.

Look out for Mateo’s grandfather, father and uncle on the label - this wine is a tribute to his family who spent decades toiling in the fields growing grapes for the family business.

Please note that if you order the magnum in a 12-bottle order, the wine will be delivered in two separate 6-packs.

Wine type

Red

Grape(s)

70% Tempranillo, 27% Garnacha, 3% Graciano

Country

Spain

Region of origin

La Rioja

Vintage

2018

Alcohol %

14.5%

Oak?

Yes

Months in Oak

14

Type of Oak

85% French oak, 15% American oak

Allergens (e.g. Milk, Egg, Fish, Nuts)

None

Average age of vines

50 years

Average altitude of vines (m)

550-600 m

Soil type(s)

Limestone clay soil

Closure Type

Cork

Is this wine organic?

No

Biodynamic?

No

Sustainably produced?

Yes

Suitable for vegans?

No

Ageing potential

12 years

Ideal drinking window

2020-2030

Grilled lamb chops with rosemary and sea salt.

We know how important it is to get your wine order quickly and efficiently. So we’ve partnered with UPS to offer next-day delivery on our wines.


Here’s what you need to know:

  • It’s free - delivery is already included in the members price
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We ship to the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland only. €2 per case is added to all Northern Ireland orders to cover additional shipping costs. The point of sale occurs in the Republic of Ireland.

Our minimum order requirement is 6 bottles and we ship in multiples of 6’s. This can be 6 different bottles!

A large order surcharge of €10 per case is added to orders of 3 cases and over.

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Customer Reviews

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Richard Crowe (Dublin)

Definitely reorder better than most Gran reserves out there

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Jean Bishop (Tullow)
A super wine

This is a smooth, beautiful wine and will definitely reorder

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Brendan Whyte (Dublin)
A great full bodied wine. A new level of rioja that surprised me but I really enjoyed

I enjoyed this wine with my wife and a rack of lamb. Will buy again

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Tom Cotter (Crosshaven)
Splendid example of a good Rioja

Pleasantly surprised as the quality of this wine at the price. A nose that conjures up Spanish memories. Smooth tannins and a flavour of lights spices with a long persistency on the palate. The latter is very pleasant indeed. This wine delivers!

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Stephen (Dublin)

Fantastic wine, very smooth.

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steve rourke (Bantry)

Ordered more of this having really enjoyed it in the Starter Case. It's just a really lovely Riocha. Great value as usual.

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Lyndall Bates (Booterstown)
gorgeous wine - repeat order !!

this was a repeat order of the Rioja we ordered through Winespark and we really love the smooth rich taste of fruit and oak
can't get enough to enjoy with friends and family ...repeat order once again please

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Daliem (Trim)
Really nice , easy to drink and very good value

a bit hit at a recent family gathering

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