Variety: Tempranillo 100% Area: Rioja Alta, Briones Barrel aging: 17 months Aging in bottle: 6 months minimum before going to market.
Prizes: Gold Medal. World Contest of Brussels 2018. Scores: Peñin Guide 92 points.
Colour: Intense bull blood color, with garnet shades on the rim of the glass, high layer with abundant tearing, glycerol.
Nose: It has a very high intensity of aromas with nuances of red and black fruits, blackberry and ripe grapes with varietals, licorice fruits and dried apricots accompanied by cocoa, toffee, and liquorice of stick, balsamic and spiced fruits very well assembled, with the toasted and pastry, which give great complexity.
Palate: It is very meaty, powerful, with volume, very ripe tannins compensated with the acidity of the wine, slightly fiery, with character. In retronasal, ripe black fruits and varietals of grapes, with minerals and spices, stand out. In aftertaste it is intense, persistent, and voluminous.