A surprisingly aromatic nose with red fruits and liquorice, nicely balanced with the American oak flavours of vanilla, cocoa and caramel.
From selected vineyards in Rioja Alta.
The 2018 harvest began at CVNE on the 19th September and ended on the 26th October. Given the adverse weather conditions of this year’s harvest, timing of key tasks in the vineyard was critical to obtaining high quality grapes. The season began with a dry autumn, following one of the worst droughts in history, fortunately winter brought long awaited rains, along with cold spells, frost and snow, which have become common in recent years. There then followed a cold, wet spring and a warm summer. Considering that this was a year with high rainfall, the harvest took place calmly and selectively.
Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation took place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperatures. The wine was then aged in American oak for 1 year.
- Grilled and Roasted Red Meats