Growing Conditions

Castilla y Leon, Ribera del Duero

The vineyards are located just outside of Roa, in Pedrosa de Duero in the D.O. Ribera del Duero. The terrain is smooth, and the soils are clay calcareous. The vineyards are located at an altitude of 2,624 feet above sea level.

This climate is Continental, with an Atlantic influence, and an average year-round
temperature of 52°F, with an annual rainfall of about 19 inches.

100% Tinto Fino (Tempranillo), younger vines under 20 years old, Goblet pruned.


Grapes are hand harvested.


Grapes are de-stemmed and pressed. Long maceration about 24 days on skins. Temperature controlled fermentation done in stainless steel.


Minimum 12 months in American and French oak barrels. Resting in bottle a minimum of 12 months before released.


Exuberant nose with a dominant presence of generous black fruit (blackberry and blueberry) over spice and mineral undertones.


Oily and delicate with well-integrated ripe tannins. The aftertaste is intense and persistent and once again recalls fruity, vanilla and pastry aromas. The acidity and tannins pull back on all the fruit, creating a rich undertow.


Intense cherry red with purple hues.

Food Pairing

Grilled steaks, braised meats like lamb and beef short ribs, stews and hearty dishes.