Appearance: Clear. Medium ruby with a maroon rim.
Nose: Clean. Pronounced aromatically with intense, ripe dark berries and cherry jam & perfumed aromas of vanilla and incense. A complex bouquet from bottle aging.
Palate: Dry. Medium bodied with ripe red fruit & a slight, pleasant bitterness. Structured with grainy tannins, good acidity and minerality present.
Vinification: Produced by Benjamin Rothschild & Vega Sicilia, aged an extra year in bottle. Aged 14 months in the finest new French oak & another 2 years in bottle.
Recommended Food Pairing: Cured meats.