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  • Country ranking ?

    119
  • Producer ranking ?

    8
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035

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The Story

In 1995 we discovered that some vines produced grapes whose flavor was very different to the one of the vines around them. They produced a sensation of fullness, of volume, with notes that were more alike to a wine than to a grape. Two years later, we made our first CIRSION, which we didn’t commercialized, and we tested that with a short aging, the wine reached a level of incredible silkiness and a fruit complexity out of the ordinary. Each vi...

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Wine Information

TECHNICAL DATA

Grape variety:

100% Tempranillo.

Vineyard:

Selected bunches from different plots. Applied methods from own research and development on polymerisation of tannins and anthocyanins.

Grape harvest:

The first two weeks in October.

Fermentation:

In French oak vats, with controlled temperature.

Ageing:

In 100% brand new French oak barrels. 8 months in barrels and 4 months in bottles.

Stabilization:

B...

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Latest Pro-tasting notes

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Tasting note

color

Deep, Ruby red and Dark

ending

Long, Extensive and Lingering

flavors

Blueberry, Cherry, Smoky, Caramel, Chocolate and Spice

nose

Complex, Generous, Closed and Intense

recommend

Yes

taste

Average in Acidity, Warming, Medium tannin, Concentrated, Well-Integrated, Rich and Sweet tannins

Verdict

Well-rounded and Impressive

Written Notes

Deep ruby, dark plums, blueberries, vanilla and licorice. Rich Rioja, towards Baigorri de Garage, but not as complex. Fresh acidity, tannins soft, vanilla in the aftertaste, rich and still elegant, long. 90-91

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Origin

Rioja Alta, Rioja
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