This line was launched in 2001, which was a truly excellent vintage year, and expresses the terroir of the best and oldest vineyard available in Cenicero. The Tempranillo grapes are selected at their optimum point of ripeness from very low-yielding parcels.
A dark cherry colour, the wine exudes aromas of red and black fruits, with spicy, toasty and high roast notes. On the palate it is structured and harmonious, full of lushness and flavour, revealing mineral, toasty and spicy hints.
Aged for 15 months in new French oak barrels.
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Marqués de Cáceres
Enrique Forner founded the company Marqués de Cáceres Unión Vitivinícola in 1970, with its name granted by an old family friend who was descended from the original 18th Century marquis. Many of the area’s best vine growers and their vineyards were incorporated into this project, and years later most still remain, meaning that this bodega controls around 1,200 hectares locally, thanks to the strong links forged back then. The Rioja Alta and Rioja Alavesa is the location for the...