2015 Tentenublo Rioja Xerico
berry , cherry , plum , earth , leather , herb, green apple, pear, citrus and honeysuckle
berry , cherry , plum , earth , leather , herb, wildflower, bitter almond, citrus and apple
"Roberto Oliván is one of the most interesting in the new generation of producers riojanos processors. Work with family members and other new vineyards has acquired in Viñaspre, a district of Lanciego (Rioja Alavesa) located on the eastern tip of the Sonsierra with very defined characteristics: high altitude (620 meters) and most vineyards located in replanos formations or flat on top of the mountain with characteristic limestone soils of marl and sandstone which give a unique personality to their wines. Its flagship brand is Tentenublo, from reddish sandstone marl soils. The name refers to the ancient church bells with the clouds of hail in the villages of Rioja is chased away...Beautiful dark red color, nose of currant and leather showing brightness and depth, the mouth is full with tannins that are very well integrated balanced with a nice acidity and black fruits finish."