Les Clos enjoys a southerly aspect with very white deep clay soils resting on a limestone bed which brings great complexity to the wine. Remarkably elegant, the bouquet reveals floral spice notes with a breezy mineral quality. The palate is broadly textured and generous with green apple and pithy citrus fruits balanced by a refreshing lemon character. A wine with impressive depth, it would benefit from five or more years in bottle before drinking. Drink from 2022.
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