2018 Rioja "Orlegi" (Luberri)
Luberri, "Orlegi," Rioja Alavesa, Spain 201897% Tempranillo, 3% Viura BRIGHT BERRY FRUITS, Fresh & Friendly, CHILLABLE! From in the cool climate, high elevation Alavesa sub-region of Rioja comes Luberri's "Orlegi" - a fresher, chillable take on Tempranillo. Vigneron Florentino Martinez Monje was the original winemaker at the famous Artadi winery, before opening his own estate. Made with partial carbonic maceration and native yeasts, this juicy and fruit-forward style is a resurrection of a traditional, everyday Rioja reds. Serving Suggestion: This Rioja is best with Cabrito rubbed with garlic, drizzled with olive oil, and roasted in a cazuela in a wood fired oven. You can sub rack of lamb in your home oven of course!