(2009 Vintage) This is a classic Rioja blend with Tempranillo in the ascendency, and a nose crammed full of red fruit, vanilla pod and clove. The palate reveals finely structured tannins and layered fruit.
At Barcelona Stamford. Black cherry, leather, graphite, bit o tar, voluptuous - still youthful. plummy dark fruits, great balance. strong & masculine. ($79/ bt. @restaurant.) 91
Oaky Very elegant Blackberries Medium - Long finish