Very expressive, with ripe black fruits, spices and some minerality. Great balance between primary and spicy aromas. The fruity, floral notes are characteristic of La Aguilera, as the location of the vineyards amidst the mountains of the Castilian plateau helps the grapes to ripen well and provide great freshness and complexity.
Rich and powerful, with fruity notes, freshness, elegant tannins and excellent persistence on the finish.
Vineyards over 45 years old at an altitude ranging from 820m to 870m. Planted on slopes and terraces with various exposures, surrounded by scrubland, pines and holm oaks. Sandy-clay and loam and clay-loam soils.
Grapes are macerated before fermentation in a refrigerated space (5 C - 41ºF) to maximize the wine’s fruit expression. Double selection table. Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Malolactic fermentation in barrel. 14 months in French and American oak barrels. 50% of barrels are new and 50% are of second use.
Salted nuts, olives, sausages, assorted canapes, pork, veal meat, chicken - turkey, lamb, offal, birds, soft stews, flavored stews, stews with intense flavour, scrambles and omelettes, mix of different tapas, fried fish, meat and sausages, fish paella rice, meat paella rice, risotto, meat and fish paella, thai rice, barbecue meat, pescado, barbacue of vegetables, gazpacho y salmorejo, cream of seafood, chicken soup, garlic soup.
Recommended serving temperature: 16 ºC.