Style
Red
Type

Still

Winemaker

Juan & Ricardo Esteban

Appellation

Ribera del Duero

Varieties

Albillo, Tinta del País

Viticulture

Hand harvest in 20 pounds boxes.

Vinification

Petit Verdot, Syrah, Tempranillo: hand harvested in September with 13,5-14 % potencial alcohol. Very short maceration for little extraction. Gentle press in Pneumatic press. Malolactic fermentation in new and second wine oak barrel. Aged in the same barrel for forteen months before blending with Pedro Ximenez.

Aging

12 Months

Available Sizes (L)

0.750

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Tasting Note

Aromas of blueberries, blackberries and dried violets follow through to a medium-to full-bodied palate with firm and silky tannins and a fresh finish. Needs a year or two to soften, but serious.