(2005 Vintage) This is a bright and clean Spanish red wine with a purple colored body, garnet toned edges, medium high levels of layering, and an abundant tear. The nose of this wine Monasterio de las Viñas Gran Reserva 2005 presents fragrant red fruits and ripe black plum aromas alongside notes of black pepper, balsamic, cocoa, roasted coffee, vanilla, and smoked cider woods. These are medium intense aromatics. This Grand Reserve Spanish red wine has a pleasant and silky attack onto the palate that is followed by a big and elegant passage. There are silky tannins that are accompanied by a refreshing acidity.