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Macán Clásico

Location: Rioja, Spain
2018 - 750ml
An Overview

Bodegas Benjamin de Rothschild & Vega Sicilia was born in 2004 as the result of a joint venture between Tempos Vega Sicilia and the Compagnie Vinicole Baron Edmond de Rothschild. Both firms share the idea of making great wines in La Rioja, a unique, singular, inimitable winegrowing region. After five years of terroir evaluation and acquisition of 92 ha of vineyard, the project takes shape in 2009 with the first vintage of our two wines: Macán and Macán Clásico. To offer a modern and unique vision of Rioja is our philosophy, following the Bordeaux model of a first and second wine.

Tasting Notes

Smooth entry, sweet tooth without being sweet Great structure Wide and greasy route, with good acidity and volume the tannin marked at the end of the mouth, which will finish rounding off over time in the bottle, a ripe tannin, powerful Soft bitterness Very fruity aftertaste Long, persistent wine Although some people may notice warm sensations, the good work in the winery means that it is not alcoholic, that there is no burning sensation

In the Cellar

Stainless steel cask ; part of malolactic fermentation in oak ; new oak and single use barrels.


Hand picked in 12 kg cases

In the Vineyard

Cultivar: 100% Tempranillo
Age of Vines: 31 years
Soil Type: : 90% argilo calcareous , 10% argilo ferrous


12 to 14 months in barrels, followed by over 18 months before being marketed


Alcohol: 14% vol

Other items of interest…

Extra Virgin Olive Oil


A blend of two Italian olive cultivars – Frantoio and Coratina – with fruit that imparts a pleasant, nutty flavour. Cold extraction lends this premium extra virgin olive oil a clean, fresh finish.

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