Winery: Bodegas Viña Romana
Region: Provinces of Zamora and Salamanca, along the border with Portugal and on the banks of the river Duero
Locale: Villarino de Los Aires, Salamanca
Site: Vineyards over 100 years of age, mostly pre-phylloxera. Slate, with underlying quartz and granite.
Grapes: 100% Juan Garcia, harvested by hand in early October.
Fermentation and Aging: Aged for 6 months in American oak barriques; resting in the bottle for at least 12 months after bottling.