Original
43 Ratings
Condado de Haza Ribera del Duero

Wine Details

Varietal

Tempranillo

Style

Red

Wine Description

(1998 Vintage) In 1987, Alejandro Fernández, the acknowledged master of Spain's precocious Tempranillo grape, spied a neglected slope along the Duero River which promised to be the most ideal vineyard site in the region: one full kilometer of southfacing slope leading to the river's edge, remarkable in the absence of intervening benchland terrain. 15 months in American oak. 1998 presented a short crop of healthy grapes, resulting in a rich, deeply colored wine with robust, chewy tannins balanced by a perfect to...