(2001 Vintage) Color: A cherry-garnet color, deep, covered, clean and brilliant. Bouquet: Complex and elegant aromas of ripe fruit, dominated by scents typical of the Tempranillo grape, but with balsamic tones and...
very dark burgundy field berries, tannins, oaky slightly bitter aftertaste, mild flavour, late aftertaste, chokecherry taste smooth but tart aftertaste, some sediment
Good earthy aroma and flavors, but lacks roundedness and is a bit one dimensional.
5/4/10 with tapas. Ripe blackberries and touch of vanilla.
hernan's diner contribution
gift from jeremy
International Wine Cellar(1998 Vintage) Deep red. Powerful yet suave aromas of cherry preserves, molasses, roasted coffee and spicy oak. Lush and broad, with a deep cherry flavor complicated by musky underbrush and white pepper. Tannins are barely felt on the long, spicy finish, which shows a hint of spicecake. Delicious and ready to drink.
Wine & Spirits(1998 Vintage) Rating: 81.2/100 - As reviewed by Int'l Wine & Spirits Comp. on 11/01/06
Wine Spectator(1998 Vintage) Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/30/06
International Wine Cellar(1994 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar on Nov-01
Wine Spectator(1994 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 02/28/01