VINEYARDS: Selected vineyards in the Rioja Alta and Rioja Alavesa, aged between 10 and 20 years. Chalky-clay soils, located on well-drained slopes with good sun exposure.
WINEMAKING: Traditional winemaking, destalking - crushing. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks. 15 days' maceration, with continuous pumping-over to optimise colour extraction.
AGEING: Aged for 14 months in hybrid oak barrels, followed by 9 months' bottle conditioning.
TASTING NOTES: Bright cherry red with a garnet rim. A refined nose with predominant notes of red and stone fruits: strawberry, raspberry and peach. Patisserie and cream encased in elegant notes of vanilla, caramel and a subtle hint of cinnamon. It is flavourful and expressive on the palate. It is immediately inviting, enveloping the palate and leaving a long and pleasant aftertaste.