The name of this wine, El Risco, which means ‘the crag’ is a reference to the rugged Aragonese terrain in the high altitude vineyards of Calatayud where the old bush vines that go into this wine grow. A blend of Syrah, with a dash of Garnacha and Bobal the winemaking here was very simple. A small proportion of whole bunches underwent a seven day maceration and subsequently the wine was aged for a few months in tank before being bottled without any fining and a light filtration. The result is a sweet-scented fresh and lively wine with a wonderfully fruity character.
Pronounced plum, raspberry and herbs. Complex notes of spice and leather. Medium body with fine ripe tannins. Wild berries give way to a smooth spicy finish.