Grape variety: 100% Tempranillo (Cencibel).
30-50 year old bush vines. Calcareous- clay soils, 750 meters above sea-level. Continental climate.
Harvest: End of September - beginning of October 2017.
Fermentation: Natural fermentation in stainless steel tanks.
Malolactic: Spontaneous in amphorae (tinajas).
Barrel: 6 months in French oak barrels.
Colour: Inky- purple.
Bouquet: Expressive aromas of dark fruit: black cherry, plum and blueberry mixed with a pleasant minerality, hints of cedar, vanilla, liquorice, spice and espresso.
Palate: Medium bodied, yet dense this wine offers ripe tannins under a complex blanket of black fruit. The acidity is well balanced and the finish is long and velvety.
Food pairing: Salads, selection of Iberian ham and any meat dishes, pasta, finger food and barbeque.
Wine Advocate September 2020: 91 points