Díaz Bayo 20 Meses Reserva 2015
A very terroir-driven bottle of Tempranillo which brings you all the way to the North of Spain. The Díaz Bayo 20 Meses Reserva has an intense cherry with tear that stains the glass. It eludes aroma of black fruits that give way to balsamic and mineral touches, which shows off the character of the winery the grapes come from. The subtle scent of coffee coca and liquorice then slowly appears. It is powerful and has a meaty mouth that is wide and pleasant. There is a mastery of ripe black fruit notes over the aging notes. This bottle of red is very structured and expresses minerality and lingering black fruit in an extremely terroir-driven and complex style.
100% Tempranillo grape variety from three high elevation parcels – El Mirón (920m with 60 year old vines on clay soils), El Gallo (870-910m with 30 year old vines on limestone soils) and s Fuentes Viejas (850m with over 80 year old vines on clay and limestone soils).
The grapes are harvested by hand and once they are in the cellar, they are destemmed and fermented in stainless steel tanks under controlled termperatures. Malolatic fermentation takes place for 20 months in French oak barrels.
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