Yzaguirre is one of the small number of producers who still make vermouth near Reus, an area just south of Tarragona that used to have well over a dozen producers. Their Red Reserva spends a year or more in barrels where it develops more richness and roundness to balance the herbal notes of vermouth. Their suggestions for enjoying, "As an everyday aperitif or early evening drink. Excellent in a long
drink with a few drops of Campari, 3 or 4 ice cubes, a slice of orange, a
twist of orange peel and fresh mint leaves. It is also perfect for
seasoning meat or game stews, shellfish paella, desserts and
We would also add open a can or two of conservas, seafood in a can, some delicious Torres potato chips and serve this with some ice and a slice of orange. That is a perfect afternoon pairing.