Solar Viejo Reserva is a perfect expression of the power and depth which a Rioja wine
is capable of achieving. A blend of Tempranillo and Graciano grapes aged for 12 months in French and American oak barrels and a long period of bottle ageing.
To express its great aromatic intensity, it needs to be vigorously swirled in the glass. It
is rich in notes of baking bread, yeasts, spices and toasty notes of oak. There are full,
fine notes of preserved black fruits, and a rather more subtle touch, delivered by
On the palate it is full avoured, powerful and elegant. Velvet tannins with a big
structure, dening notes of cocoa and coffee coming from the oak ageing. Intense finish.