Blend: 100% Tempranillo
Aroma: ripe dark berries and plum with subtle hints of spice
Palate: rich dark cherry and red fruit dominate this juicy palate with subtle earthy notes
About: medium bodied, spicy oak notes on the finish with soft tannins
This Tempranillo was matured for 18 months
50% American oak – neutral oak.
50% French oak – 1/3 new oak, 2/3 2nd fill barrels
Food Pairing Suggestions: Paella (of course) | Chile Con Carne | Cajun filet mignon | roasted or grilled lamb
Accolades Awarded in 2021:
90 Points | WineAlign - M. Godel | "not sure you will find more of a Rioja replicating ringer than in this Tempranillo" Drink 2021-2025
88 Points | WineAlign - D. Lawrason | "feels very much like Rioja on the palate, with some medium build, some warmth, good acidity and fairly gritty tannin"