2017 Erial Tinto, Bodegas Epifanio Rivera, Ribera del Duero, Spain
Deep coloured with a nose of black fruits, minerals, liquorice and spice. The palate is ripe and full, with great power yet also displaying lovely finesse. Long and smooth on the finish.
Aged 12 months in French 75% and American 25% oak barrels. 14.5% ABV.
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.