A fragrant nose of blackberries, plums, earth, dried flowers, leather, cloves, sweet tobacco and cigar box. Full-bodied with seamless tannins and fresh acidity. Balanced and layered with great tension. Elegant, with a velvety texture and a long finish. Such length and beauty now with so much age.
One of the best of the 21st Century. The key factors were very good weather, ensuring excellent vegetative and sanitary conditions right up to the end of the cycle, and low yields. This resulted in medium sized, very loose bunches with small berries. In addition, there were frequent days with sunny mornings and cool nights, which helped the grapes to ripen slowly and evenly. One of the most Atlantic vintages of recent years, it has enabled us to obtain wines of great freshness and complexity, ideal for long ageing.
La Rioja Alta is one of the finest bodegas in the Rioja region. Now in its 125th year, The Haro Estate produces a stable of very fine wines including three Reservas and two Gran Reservas as well as their World famous Marques de Haro.