Bodegas Benjamin de Rothschild & Vega Sicilia produce rather modern wines from the Rioja region following the Bordeaux model of first and second wine.
Macán is the flagship of the winery. It combines finesse, subtlety and elegance. It is the result of a rigorous selection of grapes from the best plots of the vineyards.
Additional tasting notes
Color : Purple with ruby reflections.
Nose : Intense, mineral and fruity: black fruit, cherry and blackberry.
Mouth : A dense and powerful wine. It presents a beautiful structure and great tannic intensity, providing a good potential for evolution.
Alcohol level : 14.5%
Winemaking : Fermentation in French oak vats for 10-15 days. It is aged in new barrels for between 16 and 18 months, followed by at least two years in the bottle.
Food pairing : Braised shank, lamb chop, game
Aging potential : 10 to 15 years
There can be no doubt that Rioja is the most famous wine-growing region in Spain. The region has been producing quality red wines since the second half of the 19th century. Apart from a few rare wineries, all the quality wines were ...More infos
« Bodegas Benjamin de Rothschild & Vega Sicilia » was founded in 2004 when these two great producers decided to join forces to create great wines in this very special region of Rioja. After a period of 5 years, during which they ...More infos