2014 Erial 'Tradicion Familia', Bodegas Epifanio Rivera, Ribera del Duero, Spain
100% Tempranillo. The colour is deep purple, bright and clean. The nose is very intense with lots of ripe fruits such as plums and figs, balsamic and spice aromas such as eucalyptus, clove, white pepper, and black ink. Very complex and well integrated with the oak.
Aged 18 months in French 85% and American 15% oak barrels. The sources of the grapes are 80 years old vines located in Pesquera de Duero area.
Bodegas Epifanio Rivera was established by the Rivera-Aparicio family in Pesquera de Duero. Their vineyards include many that are more than 80-years old, and their underground cellar dates from the 16th Century.