If you are looking for an everyday red wine to go with your chicken, pork, and even fattier fish dishes, the El Angosto La Tribuna 2018 is where you want to be. At only $13.95 in the LCBO Vintages section, it is a steal not to be overlooked.
The El Angosto La Tribuna 2018 come, from the region of Valencia (the birthplace of Paella), which is found in South-East Spain. It enjoys a Mediterranean-tempered climate, allowing the grapes to ripen to enjoyable levels. The harvest season is usually lengthier than the rest of Spain.
About El Angosto La Tribuna 2018
Aside from the entertaining label, this wine also gives a lot of layers on the palate as one would expect, knowing that it is a blend of the Monastrell, Syrah and Garnacha (Grenache) grapes!
A wonderful ruby hue is followed by red cherry, tart raspberry, blackberry, currant, chive, and other herbaceous notes. Cherry, strawberry, blackberry, cocoa, dark chocolate, and anise are present on the palate. La Tribuna is ripe on the palate, but comes with crisp, medium plus acidity that makes it a food pairing gem. I paired this wine with grilled spicy sausages and cauliflower mash and was in heaven.
Bodegas Angosto is a producer largely dedicated to biodynamics in the vineyard, and their La Tribuna 2018 is a vegan wine.