At 7 years of age this Tempranillo-Graciano blend is starting to show a hint of age. Medium ruby colored with a touch of bricking in the glass. The nose concurs- this bottle has medium intensity aromas of earth, leather, dust, prune, blackberry, vanilla, tobacco, cedar box, cinnamon and stewed red currants. The palate is dry with gorgeous tannins that are very integrated. The acidity is prominent with some sour red cherry notes to go alongside the numerous secondary and tertiary notes I got on the nose. Medium bodied, this wine is silky and slips down ever-so-nicely to a somewhat tart yet long finish. I really love Spanish Reservas- this is a great example that brings out that bramble and dust I get so often with Rioja wines. I love it and will go with 93 points. It will drink beautifully till 2028 at the least and pair well with lighter cuts of meat. For $16 this is a steal folks. The pros dissed this one- more for me I say. 5 stars. Salut….