LCBO Sale Wine of the Week: August 15

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Montecillo Rioja DOCa Crianza (Rioja, Spain)

Sale $13.20, Regular $$15.20
Discount (until August 19th): $2.00
Vintages #144493 | 750 mL bottle

Tastes like: On the palate, juicy cherries and a bit of ripe berries, excellent spices, a balsamic note and smooth.
Pairs with: Very good with meat dishes. Try with some grilled lamb chops or grilled smoked sausages.
Good for: Any occasion, even just "Fri-yay!” Invite the neighbours over and let the good times flow!
Alcohol: 13.5%
Drink: Now to 2023.

Why we're drinking this
Having an excellent reputation always leads the way, this wine adds to any celebration this summer! Its fine acidity makes it extremely drinkable with an unmistakable length and aromatic elegance.This 2012 Crianza of Rioja, I can only describe as simply outstanding.

Tasting note
Full bodied. Mature fruit aromas, mainly cherries, together with a subtle oak and licorice. Balanced on the palate together with fruit, mildly acidity and mildly spicy.

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