Very perfumed, mature fruit aromas, complex and elegant. Satin-textured, shows fine tannins and seductive leather and liquorice-tinged finish that is both sleek and refined.
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 91 points - Deep ruby to garnet red color. The nose is rich and dense with the scents of freshly crushed blackberries with accents of cigar box, baking spice, earth, herbs, and oak. The palate offers the perfect continuation of the aromatics ideally weaving dried fruit, spice, oak, and cigar box. Ideally balanced with soft, dusty tannins. (Jun 2014)
Wine Advocate 87 points - The 2006 Gran Reserva has had extended oak and bottle aging and is quite transparent with the character of the vintage, where the fruit is riper, black rather than red, and displaying a roasted character in the palate with very approachable tannins and supple flavors. Drink 2014-2016. (Dec 2013)