GRAPE: Tempranillo, Graciano
APPELLATION: Rioja DOCa.
VINIFICATION: Made with 100% Tempranillo from more than 40 years old vines. Malolactic Fermentation took place in French barrels and stay in contact with fine lees for the first 6 months. Aged 22 months in new French oak barrels, and rest in bottle during at least 18 months before to be released to the market
TASTING NOTES: Creamy bouquet, dark chocolate, tobacco and sexy oak spices.Outstandingly persistence, glossy tannins and refined finish.
FOOD PAIRING:Perfect pairing with Iberico bellota ham, beef with mushroom sauce, rib-eye steak with parmesan and salad, grilled lamb chops with garlic and rosemary and all important dishes.
91 Points by Wine Advocate (Robert Parker); Vintage 2011
92 Points by Wine & Spirits; Vintage 2011
91 Points by Vinous; Vintage 2011