2001 Heras Cordon V.S. Reserva
"The 2001 Reserva Vendimia Seleccionada is 100% Tempranillo from older vines. Thirty percent of the wine is barrel fermented and the entire portion spends 18 months in new French and American oak before being bottled without filtration. It is more deeply colored than the Reserva and has more compelling aromatics. There are abundant scents of smoke, mocha, cherries, and blackberries which are followed by a full-bodied wine with a fleshy texture, layers of flavor and superb concentration. It should improve in the bottle for 3-5 years and drink well for a decade thereafter."