Red Wine Monje Amestoy Reserva 2017

Reserva red wine from La Rioja. Tempranillo with a dollop of other varieties aged for 16 months in French and American oak barrels and for 20 months in the bottle.

Reserva. 16 Months in French and American oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Rioja
Grapes Varieties: Other red varietals, Tempranillo,
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Availability: In stock

Product Description

Produced by Luberri-Familia Monje Amestoy, Monje Amestoy Reserva is an characterful Spanish red wine from DOCa Rioja.

It is made from 90% Tempranillo, complemented with a 10% of other red varieties, sourced from vineyards 35 years old on average.

Hand-harvested during the first half of October, the grapes were meticulously selected on site and on arriving at the premises. Then they went through an 18-day maceration before fermenting in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature.

After that, this red wine from La Rioja was transferred into used American oak and Allier oak barrels (50%-50%), where it was aged for 16 months.

Finally, Monje Amestoy Reserva 2017 was bottled and further aged for 20 months before hitting the market.

Decant this Reserva red wine 30 minutes before drinking.

Pair with red meat, cured cheese and legume recipes.

Additional Information
Additional Information

The red wine Monje Amestoy Reserva is medium ruby with some reddish and brick-coloured reflections. 


This blend of Tempranillo and other red varieties is quite expressive. Mulberries and black cherry compote, sprinkled with vanilla, cinnamon and cedar, and also a note of balsam and forest floor.

Palate Medium-bodied and balanced, this wine of bodega Luberri-Familia Monje Amestoy has the nobility of a classic Rioja, with excellent acidity, exquisite fruit, body and some velvety tannins. Finish is long and delicately spicy.

Our personal opinion

The red wine Monje Amestoy Reserva 2017 showcases the best qualities of traditional Rioja.


Monje Amestoy Reserva 2016:

Enterwine 92.

Year 2017
Type Red
D.O. Rioja
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Ageing Reserva
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 16
Enterwine's Score 92
Media rating 92
Percentage of variety Tempranillo 90%, Otras variedades 10%.
Pairings Aged cheeses, Birds, Blue cheeses, Bull meat, Cold meats, Cooked foods, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Mushrooms, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Red meat with gravy, Rice with meat, Risotto, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stews, Vegetables
Taste Complex and Elegant, Tasty with barrel notes, Very intense and inky
Occasion A special occasion, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
1 Review
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Nicely priced classic Rioja.
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