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REGION

RIOJA ALTA

VARIETY

100% Tempranillo

VINEYARDS

Tempranillo from 30+ year old vineyards.

ELABORATION

Traditional, 100% destemmed. 18 months in Bordelaise barrels of 50% French and 50% American oak. Age of barrels: 20% new oak and 80% maximum 3 wines-barrel.

ALCOHOL CONTENT

14% vol.
 

COLOR

Cherry brick red, brilliant and intense
 

TASTING NOTES

Intense Cherry. Toasty note of oak with light traces of fine reduction (tobacco and cedar), ripe fruit with varietal expression, light floral traces (petals). Rounded palate, flavoursome, elegant, spicy and toasty back aroma.

SERVING TEMPERATURE

Ideally between 16-18° C

 

CULINARY

All kinds of dishes with strong, intense flavor, game, dark meats, stews, grilled meats, cheeses, etc.