Appearance: Clear. Brilliant ruby with some purple hues.
Nose: Clean. Pronounced. Barnyard and smoke-driven nose. Black and red fruits such as plums and blackberries; very earthy and mineral aspects coming from the Bierzo soils such as roasted notes, smoke, black pepper and licorice, some hints of balsamic aromas, mint mainly, are also present.
Palate: Dry. Medium to full-bodied, with very good intensity and bright, spicy flavors with very refined tannins.
Vinification: Made from 80-year-old vines. Fermented in stainless steel vats and spending 4 months in French oak and 3 months in bottle before release. Bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Recommended Food Pairing: Medium-rare burgers, creamy mushroom risotto, or meatballs with a truffle cream sauce.