GRAPE: Tempranillo 100% from our La Morejona Estate planted in 1959 at 820 m. high.
APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero DO.
VINIFICATION: Made with 100% Tempranillo. Hand-picked in 15 kg. crates. Taken by refrigerated trucks to the winery. The bunches are sorted on a sorting table. After destemming, the berries are sorted on a second sorting table. Cold soak. Alcoholic fermentation in 30 hl. Vats. Malo-lactic fermentation in French oak barrels. 12 months in French oak barrels and 12 months in 15 hl. French oak foudre.
TASTING NOTES: Plum, currant and cranberry flavors are bright and juiciy in this rich red, baked by toast, espresso and loamy earth notes. Smooth, well.integrated tannins and fresh acidity support the dense and velvety texture. Harmonious, showing a balance of elegance and power.
FOOD PAIRING: Perfect for game and red meats, roasted vegetables and meats, lamb chops, foie grass, mature cheese.
94 Points Wine Spectator; Vintage 2016.
93 Points Wine Spectator; Vintage 2015, 2014.