Posts Tagged Campo Viejo

2003 Campo Viejo Rioja Gran Reserva, Logrono, Spain

Is it wrong to judge a wine on expectation? If aging wine was a predictable process, producers would have surely harnessed the full potential of its transformative by now. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth, as evidenced in... Read more

2006 Campo Viejo Rioja Reserva, Logrono, Spain

Another year of aging enhances the aromatic characteristics of Campo Viejo's "Crianza" bottling, opening up melting dark chocolate and leather notes. Plums are still somewhat unripe, but this greenness only comes through at the end, after several... Read more

2007 Campo Viejo Rioja Crianza, Logrono, Spain

Spain's wine-labelling and naming system is, alongside Italy's, perhaps the least well understood in the U.S. Recent efforts led by Spain's government and Rioja regional marketing groups, however, have helped dramatically, formally explaining to... Read more