Appearance: Bright and clear, this wine is of deep ruby color, with legs. Nose: Clean, the nose shows medium (+) intensity aromas of black fruit such as blackberry and dark plum, red fruit of cherries, oak notes of vanilla, pungent spice of liquorice, kernel notes of chocolate, maturity notes of savory. The wine is developing. Palate: Dry with medium acidity, medium tannin of ripe and velvety texture, the wine has medium (+) alcohol and is of medium (+) body with medium intensity flavors of black fruit such as blackberry, oak notes of vanilla, pungent spice of liquorice, kernel notes of cocoa, animal notes of leather. The wine has a medium finish. Conclusion: Good quality Ribera del Duero reserva with a fairly intense nose showing reasonable complexity, the wine has a robust structure, balanced, and exhibiting an all-round texture, supported by reasonably concentrated flavors of similar profile as the nose, as well as a fair degree of finish. Ready to drink now, the wine can benefit from further ageing of another 3-5 years.
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