One of the most well known Rioja's in the world.
VARIETALS: 90% Tempranillo, 5% Garnacha, 5% Graciano
AGING: 12 months in French (60%) and American (40%) oak barrels. 25% of the barrels are new oak, another 25% have been used for two wines and the other 50% have been used to rest a maximum of three to four wines. A further 1 year aging in the bottle.
TASTING NOTES: Nice depth with a luminous sparkle. A bouquet of fine notes of toasted wood and spices, combined with red candied fruit on a licorice base. Full-bodied on the palate with a background of ripe fruit and smooth elegant tannins. A long silky aftertaste. Best served at 16 ºC.
GOLD MEDAL – Sommelier Challenge Wine & Spirits Competition 2020
94 POINTS – Gourmets Guide
92 POINTS – James Suckling
90 POINTS – Proensa Guide