Dark cherry red with medium to deep colour intensity. The nose is notable for its highly intense ripe red fruit, spices like black pepper, and hints of aromatic Mediterranean herbs. Sweet on entry, medium-to-full body, and smooth tannins, seamlessly held together by lovely acidity. Long and persistent finish.
JEAN LEON – A larger than life character! Ángel Ceferino Carrión Madrazo [Jean Leon’s real name] was born in Santander in 1928 – one of nine children. In 1941 a devastating fire destroyed much of Santander and the family left for Barcelona in search of a better a life. In 1947 he crossed the Pyrenees on foot and did whatever work came his way. During this time he was conscripted into the Spanish military, but refused.. read more
Fermentation at a controlled temperature in stainless steel vats for a period of 15 days approximately, with 12 days of skin contact