2020 Luberri Orlegi
Region: Rioja, Spain
Grapes: Tempranillo (95%), Viura (5%)
Our eyes lit up when we tried this everyday/easy drinking tempranillo. It's juicy and refreshing while being bold and beautiful. Who knew you could have it all? It is light and fruit-forward and will compliment a dinner party, a cookout, or even just a good show on Netflix. Unlike most Rioja, this wine sees zero oak and little intervention.
Owned by Florentino Martínez Monje, Luberri is located in Elciego in the heart of Rioja Alavesa. The vines were planted in 1977 and still thriving! Florentino used to be the winemaker at the legendary Artadi winery, but in 1992 he went to do his own thing and focus more on farming the land and making wine that represented a place.
Tasting notes: It's slightly brambly with purple fruits and baking spices. It blows our minds that this wine is so light, but also so juicy. Just do it!
*Must be 21 to purchase*
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