Rioja Reserva - Baron De Ley 2010

If you are looking for the mellow mood changer to ease into Autumn then this well priced Rioja has to be it. Attractive fragrant vanilla and strawberry cherry nose with a layer of spiciness to keep you musing.

It has a good bit of age to round off the tannins, making it a perfect choice easy pleasurable drinking. This is a perfect pairing for seasonal meats like venison, pigeon, roasted or stewed vegetables.

Definitely a wine to have on stand by for a range of scenarios from quiet nights in curling your toes by the fire, catching up with old mates or mingling at parties.

Currently on offer at Waitrose, this is a bargain at under £10. The real tip is not to buy a bottle but buy a 6 or 12 bottle case and be done with it!

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