Bougros sits on a very steep slope at the foot of the hill facing due south. The shallow soil prevents excessive yields resulting in complex and robust wines. The 2016 has a complex bouquet with scents of oyster shell and white flowers. The palate is dense and powerful with a firm structure balanced by a zippy mineral freshness. Drink from 2020.
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