Certified Organic. 100% Tempranillo Peludo. From vineyards ranging from 50 to 60 years old. Clay/limestone soils. Hand-picked, sorted, and pressed. Spontaneous fermentation in 2500 liter oak vats then aged in French and American oak for 14 months.
Luís Palacio’s father planted the first certified organic vineyard in Rioja in 1980, and quickly converted the rest of his family’s holding when he saw the results. Three decades later, Luís has the most beautiful vineyards in Rioja—pools of green life in a desert of red clay. A plot of 150 year-old own-rooted graciano and tempranillo peludo vines provide the genetic material for four generations of vineyards, the last of which Luís planted himself. His debonair wine reflects the simple genius of generations of patience and observation—distinctive fruit, thoughtfully presented