This is a fully-rounded and expressive wine which is ideal as an initiation into discovering the finer qualities of the Syrah variety.
A dark cherry colour with garnet on the rim and extremely dense, the wine has an intense nose, revealing aromas of ripe fruit with floral notes (violets), as well as balsamic and mineral hints. Flavoursome, fresh, fruit-forward and elegant on the palate, it shows good persistence.
Aged for 12 months in French oak barrels.
What does this wine taste like?
|Picota cherry red / Garnet rim / Violet glints / Deeply-coloured|
|Complex / Fruit aromas / Ripe red fruit / Floral scents / Lavender / Violets / Spicy notes / Vanilla / Clove|
|Fresh / Smooth / Polished tannins / Fruit-forward / Balanced / Ageing notes / Long / Persistent|
Drinking and storing
White meats, Cooked sausages, Paté, Oily fish
Ratings and awards
Pleasant but not exceptional
Good nose, smooth but not sweet, with a slight bite to it. Not a long finish. very pleasant to drink but nothing exceptional.
Immer zur Weihnachtszeit...
Nachdem ich vor vielen Jashren von Spaniern diesen Rotwein als Empfehlung erhalte habe, gibt es nun bei mir zu Hause jedes Weihnachten einige Flaschen von diesem beerig-schmecvkenden, tiefroten und im positiven Sinn öligen Wein. Es ist kein "leichter" Wein, ich merke ihm die Sonne der iberischen Halbinsel an. Aus diesem Grunde meine beste Empfehlung!
|Ageing period||12 months|
|Type of wood||French oak|
The winery was founded in 1989 by Agapito Rico and Juan Sierva and has been instrumental in the renovation of Jumilla's fortunes as a wine-growing area ever since, due to the high quality of the wines produced and their ability to satisfy international markets. In fact, this has been the aim of Juan Sierva's children, since his sad death in 2007, to maintain the quality standard and export output which have earned this company its fine reputation. Located 700 metres up, in the...