In 1987, Alejandro Fernández, the acknowledged master of Spains 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 rivers edge, remarkable in the absence of intervening benchland terrain. 15 months in American oak. This year presented a short crop of healthy grapes, resulting in a rich, deeply colored wine with robust, chewy tannins balanced by a perfect...
Wine AdvocateRating: 89/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04
Wine SpectatorRating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator