THE HARVEST

Grapes for this wine are sourced from vineyards of at leat 40 years of age with low yields and hand picked, located around the villages of Villabuena, Samaniego, Leza, Navaridas and Baños de Ebro. The intensity of the wine resulting is medium-high, with complex aromas of ripe fruit.

VINIFICATION

95% old vine Tempranillo and 5% Graciano. Upon entering the bodega, bunches undergo a sorting process based on their weight. Following this double selection process, they are de-stemmed and crushed before undergoing fermentation and then maceration in stainless steel tanks for a total of 8 days, obtaining better colour extraction as well as much more complex and tannic wines, suitable for prolonged ageing.

THE AGEING

The wine is aged for 14 months in barrels of new French and American oak, then clarified and bottled without filtration.

TASTING NOTES

Colour: A deep cherry-red wine with a medium-high depth.
Nose: Aromas of black fruit and fruit compote, spices, baked goods and dairy products.
Palate: A long retro nasal sensation, that lasts on the palate. Elegant and silky.
Food matches: This wine pairs well with white meats such as chicken and turkey, stews, vegetable dishes, rice, tapas and semi-cured cheeses.

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