Drinking Now 2032
Proprietor Paul Pontallier is pulling back considerably from the higher alcohol, fuller styles that he was producing as recently as 2007. I am not sure it is the best idea, but this is still a vivid, vibrant 100% Sauvignon, with loads of minerality and almost unbridled notes of grapefruit and white currants in a medium-bodied, crisp, somewhat tart style. Drink it over the next 20+ years. 2012-2032.
88 points, Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate
The blend consists of 95% Tempranillo from 40-year-old vines in Las Cuevas, El Palo and Las Monjas in Rodezno, complemented with 5% Graciano from the Montecillo estate in Fuenmayor. The Graciano gives the wine an aromatic intensity and acidity, to carry the structure and elegance of the Tempranillo. The grapes are vinified separately in four-and-a-half-year-old American oak for three years, and...more
Bottle 75cl £35.08