Lots of oak but it works; needs another year

Holy eno-les! A totally captivating, oaky nose. Yes, the oak is prominent here, but unlike a lot of varietals, I think the macho Tempranillo likes a stiff dose of hard stuff. You can definitely taste that in the mouth, where oak is delightfully integrated. And tobacco! It’s a big, powerful wine that, with a year or two, will nonetheless dance around your mouth in ballet slippers.

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