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Unsurprisingly this 17 year old wine is showing signs of age in the glass- pale garnet in color it is 50% opaque.  The nose is a melange of primary, secondary and tertiary aromas starting with ripe blackberry, plum, black currant and moving on to earthy bramble, loads of cedar, tobacco, leather and game.  I dig it.  The palate is very, very smooth.  Slightly tart, it is dry and has very fine grained tannins that are nearly integrated into the wine.  I get the same flavors as I did aromas plus a tart cherry note.  Medium to full body, medium finish and really balanced.  Delicious stuff that I am pairing with Hangar steak and baked potato.  93 points from me for this $50 Tempranillo makes it a 5 star wine that will drink beautifully till 2026.  Salut….