The 2018 Viñas Viejas follows the path of the 2016, floral and elegant. It comes from old vines in the village of La Aguilera, and it fermented with indigenous yeasts and matured in 500-liter oak barrels and eight months in concrete. The wine shows very good precision and definition and is clean, aromatic and elegant, with great balance. It has the profile and character of the wines from yesteryear. From this vintage onward, they only use larger barrels for the élevage, and the oak feels better and better integrated. A Ribera of grace. 23,223 bottles and 347 magnums produced. It was bottled in April 2020.
Cherry red with violet trim, on the nose, clean, red fruit, undergrowth and spicy notes, aromas of evolution, palate is fresh, dry and persistent, ripe tannins, balanced and structured
Wine Advocate – 94 Points