Category: Limited Edition
Grape variety: 80% Cencibel and 20 % Graciano.
50-year-old vineyards (bushvines) located on the border between Rioja Alavesa & Rioja Alta.
Yield: 5000 kg/ ha.
Harvest: Manual in late September.
Fermentation: Cold maceration for two days, natural fermentation in small stainless steel tanks.
Malolactic: Spontaneous in second fill barrels.
Barrel: 14 months in second fill French and American oak barrels.
Bouquet: Mix of red berries and cherries, with a subtle minerality, graphite, fine toasting and hints of citrus fruit.
Palate: Cool, juicy, red fruit flavours underlined by elegant well integrated tannins.Medium body. The finish is fresh and uplifting due to the good balance of alcohol, tannins and acid.
Temperature: 18 º C.
Food pairing: Fried fish i. e. tuna, swordfish, fowl, quail, roast beef.
Wine Advocate October 2020: 90+ Points