Grapes are hand harvested from a blend of our 6 different plots, of organic vines averaging 25 years old. Elevation of 2600 to 3000 feet above sea level, where the plots run down to a couple of hundred meters above the banks of the Duero River.
The selection is both in the field and in the winery.
First cooling the grapes to 5°C and cold maceration for one week in stainless steel tanks, This results in locking in the fullness of the fruit.
Then gradual warming to 15°C. when fermentation begins with indigenous yeast of the estate. Aged 12 months in 2 year old used French Oak barrels.
Aromas of intense red fruits, raspberry, red current and dry herbs. On the palate anise, pepper, coca. Soft yet enduring tannins finishing with long notes of red currants, blue berry and hints of anise
Rich color of dark violet and deep ruby .
Serving Temperature: 18° C / 65°F
Weinzeitung Switzerland 16/20
85 points Penin 2017 Guide Madrid
2013 Silver Medal Organic Masters The Drinks Business London