Luis Cañas, Rioja Gran Reserva, Mainland Spain, Spain, 2008
Platinum - Best in Show: Best Red Spanish Varietals
95% Tempranillo, 5% Graciano
The concentrated and spicy nose contains complex notes of oak, ripe dark berries, some earthy notes and a real umami character. The palate is full-bodied, dry and ripe, with integrated dark berry fruit notes, ripe and juicy tannins, mouthwatering acidity and a long persistent finish.