Conde de Valdemar Reserva Red Reserva 2011

£ 75.70

(price per bottle £12.62)

General information

A new classic Rioja that never fails

Valdemar are renowned for their mastery of long ageing periods. Therefore we are es offering you one of their longest-lasting wines: the Reserva from their iconic Conde Valdemar range. Don’t miss Conde Valdemar Reserva 2011, from an Excellent vintage.

Conde Valdemar Reserva 2011 is a modern-style classic Rioja made from carefully selected noble Tempranillo grapes. A long 26 months in oak barrels and further maturation in the bottle afford it finesse, elegance and a rich variety of organoleptic properties. What is more, this red comes from an Excellent vintage.

The modern history of Bodegas Valdemar began in the mid-eighties with Jesús Martínez Bujanda, a member of one of the families with the longest experience in the sector who have played a key role on the Rioja wine scene for more than a century. In 1985 Jesús brilliantly steered Valdemar along a new course, converting it into one of the most innovative firms of the period.

Equipped with cutting-edge facilities, Bodegas Valdemar went on to launch wines with a ground-breaking image and new style: fully modern wines with more colour and intensity than classic Riojas. Today Valdemar can boast of having designed a broad range of wines of consistently high quality that are widely distributed – wines that are furthermore made from grapes grown on their own extensive vineyards. Conde Valdemar Reserva 2011 is ideal with homemade stews, roast meats and Ibérico cold cuts.

General Characteristics

Wine style: Red Reserva

Winery: Bodegas Valdemar

Wine Region: D.O.Ca. Rioja

Grape varieties: 85% Tempranillo 10% Mazuelo 5% Garnacha Tinta

Alcohol content: 13,5% vol.

Total acidity: 6,06 g/l

PH 3,5

Bottling date: March 2016

Volatile Acidity: 0,52 g/l

Residual sugar: 1,7 g/l

Time in Barrel 26 months in American (65%) and (35%) French oak barrels.

Bottle size: 75Cl

Best before: In perfect condition until the end of 2023.

Serving Temperature: Serve at 16 º C.

Tasting Notes

Profile sheet Conde de Valdemar Reserva 2011

Cherry-red colour of good intensity.

Expressive, intricate, complex nose with rich aromas of ripe fruit, notes of patisserie, sweet spices (cloves), incense, leather, tobacco and toffee and fine hints of reduction (musk).

Balanced, tasty, lively palate with good acidity, easy to drink with a pleasing mouthfeel and a long finish with aromas of fruit in liquor.