Ateneo, was the name that was given to the book club that Manuel Barbadillo formed part of. Vega Real wanted to pay tribute to this poet and vintner, a contemporary from the Generation of `27, by naming this Rioja after him, and an illustration of the ex-libris with which the author marked his works was also included on the label.
This red wine has been aged for 12 months in French and American oak casks.
This wine boasts ruby red and deep picota cherry nuances, which fade to a cardinal red rim, reflecting its youth.
An aromatically intense wine with a complex bouquet.
Round and tannic.
Red meats, game, Iberian cured meats and cheeses.