This tempranillo-based blend is built for pleasure. Fruity berries and spice, subtle notes of vanilla and toast from a small proportion of barrel aging, with very elegant and discreet minerality. The Beyra Reserva Tinto is good to go now, but has an excellent structure for a short stint in the cellar. A bit of sediment from it's natural manufacture would suggest this is best decanted.
This wine is deep ruby in colour with an intense and complex aroma, notes of black and red berries, pepper and pine needles are present along with attractive and well-integrated oak characters. On the palate, it has good body and acidity, high quality tannins, black fruit flavours and a hint of cocoa on the long and elegant finish.
The nose is perfumed and intense, with floral notes of rose, spicy notes of black pepper and aromas of red fruits. It is smooth on the palate, with well-integrated acidity giving exceptional freshness and vivacity. Polished tannins support floral aromas and fresh red fruits. The finish is elegant and balanced.
The wine has a lively, compelling aroma of strawberries, blackberries and plums combined with balsamic nuances. It is medium-bodied, with round tannins and a balanced, lively acidity, which make this an extremely appealing wine that can be served as an aperitif or with main courses.
A blend that changes slightly each year, the last few vintages of this wine have been on fire. Beautifully defined dark fruit (there always seems to be a generous lick of cassis in this wine, even when the Cabernet component is actually quite modest), just a frame of toasty oak (although that roasted Alentejo character amalgamates with that too), and just enough Alicante crunch to keep it all fres…