Vina Diezmo JT Rioja Casa Primicia 2018

£11.49 GBP

Here is a modern wine, from a very historic site. Casa Primicia is based in one of the oldest buildings in Laguardia, Rioja, dating back to the 15th century. They currently have around 50 hectares of their own vines, they supplement this with another 40 hectares from trusted contracted growers. They use organic fertilisers only, and reduce the yields, so the fruit is concentrated and complex.

The JT, is their introductory wine. It is all about fresh, uplifting fruit, a vibrant wine, not weighed down with heavy oak. They do make the more traditional creamy oaked Riojas, but this one is all about keeping it simple and enjoying a young wine. This would be referred to as Joven in Spain, and would often be served from the fridge. The predominant grape is the classic Tempranillo, plus 15% of other traditional varieties.
This can be drunk on its own or we find it to be an extremely versatile food match.