Made using grape varieties grown in our estate surrounding the 16th
Century Benedictine Monastery, which vineyard was planted in 1985. Aged for 18 months in new French oak barrels and then for a further 6 months in 10,000-litre French-oak foudres. The size of the foudres reduces the wine’s contact with the wood, allowing for longer aging, reducing the tannins and toasty oak aromas. This mixed aging process results in rounded tannins, greater complexity and flawless fruit flavors.
An uplifting aroma, dominated by blackberry compote, licorice and balsamic oak with spices and milky and roasted hints. Complex, intense and structured, yet fresh right across the palate. An iconic wine linked to our heritage, it is a versatile companion to beef steaks, stews and game, a nod to the hunting background of the Sanz-Pastor family, the estate’s last residents prior to Barón de Ley’s foundation.