MAJUELOS DE CALLEJO 2016. BODEGAS FELIX CALLEJO, RIBERA DEL DUERO
This wine is considered a "cru" of Ribera del Duero as it is made from a single vineyard based in Sotillo de la Ribera.
Majuelos is an old Castillan word for old vines grown on poor soils.
It is made100% with the grape Tinta Fina, more commonly know as Tempranillo.
It is a serious wine with really high complexity and high potential of ageing.
It is a full bodied wine. There is notes of leathers and smokes. The fruits are ripe and warm with predominance of plum, black cherry and a hint of dried figues. Tannins are firms but very well balanced with the high fruits intensity of the wine.
The finish is long with a good acidity which make the wine vibrant .