RAMON BILBAO MIRTO
100% RIOJA TEMPRANILLO
Best Tempranillo in the world Awards: 91 Parker Points. 94 Points Sarah Jane Evans Mirto is made for lovers of elegance and excellence. This wine, first created in 1999 by winemaker Rodolfo Bastida, has evolved into an iconic brand. It is produced only in exceptional harvest years, from the best old vineyards from 8 cities near Haro. After fermentation, Rodolfo tastes each one and selects which will be used for the production of Mirto. An exclusive wine, of the highest quality. The wine that went from a dream of Ramon Bilbao to reality. A wine from the heart of Spain and the winery. A modern wine with a unique personality. Limited production of 36,000 bottles, only in exceptional vintage years. Handmade. Aged for 24 months in new French oak barrels.
Aging potential in the bottle: 25 years.
Color: Deep red wine with purple hues. Aroma: Intense with complex aromas on the nose, featuring notes of fresh dark fruits and ripe cherries, licorice, spices such as clove, nutmeg, and pepper; smoky scents, chocolate, and coffee beans.
Taste: Intense, fruity, and mouth-filling. Moderate acidity, balanced.
Pairs with: Ideal pairing with dishes featuring mushrooms and truffles, meats in a casserole, soft cheeses, and chocolate.