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Spanish Tapas Pairings with Rioja Vega Crianza 2020

Get ready to elevate your wine experience with Rioja Vega Crianza 2020 which hit the LCBO shelves on March 2nd. Presented by Azureau, this highly anticipated wine is set to charm your taste buds with its captivating aromas of blackberry, butterscotch, and licorice, followed by flavors of Mission fig and a pomegranate-splashed finish, all wrapped up in polished tannins.

To complement this exceptional wine, I've curated a selection of Spanish tapas that will take your wine and dining experience to new heights. Let's explore the perfect pairings:

  • Manchego Cheese, Cured Spanish Sausage, Almonds, and Jam Indulge in the classic combination of Manchego cheese, cured Spanish sausage, crunchy almonds, and sweet jam. These flavors harmonize beautifully with the Rioja Vega Crianza 2020, enhancing its rich and complex profile.

  • Spicy Mixed Olives Spice up your palate with a selection of spicy mixed olives. The bold flavors of the olives are a perfect match for this wine, creating a dynamic pairing that will leave you craving more.

  • Patatas Bravas The crispy goodness of patatas bravas, smothered in a spicy tomato sauce, is enhanced by the acidity of the tomato sauce, which lifts the richness of the potatoes, while the hint of spice adds depth to the pairing.

  • Garlic and Paprika Shrimp Treat yourself to succulent shrimp marinated in garlic and paprika, grilled to perfection. The smoky flavors of the paprika complement the wine's fruity notes, while the garlic adds a delightful kick to the pairing.

  • Charred Shishito Peppers Enjoy the mild smokiness of charred shishito peppers, bursting with flavor. These peppers add a touch of earthiness that enhances the wine's complexity.

  • Truffle Chips The earthy notes of the truffle complement the wine's rich fruitiness, creating a decadent pairing that is sure to impress.

As we conclude our journey, immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind culinary adventure, savoring Rioja Vega Crianza 2020 alongside these delectable Spanish tapas. Elevate your wine experience and discover the perfect flavor harmony. Don't wait any longer—order your bottle from LCBO now and elevate your dining experience to new heights! Cheers to unforgettable moments shared over great wine and delicious food!


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