1999 Único is a wine for all eternity. Only a handful of terroirs worldwide are able to match wine's extraordinary ageing capacity. This is a wine of inimitable style, mature, tremendously elegant and silky, in which the ageing process brings the mystique of the essence to the surface.
Patriarch and precursor of a line of exceptional wines, forged over time, whose durability distinguishes and gives them a special character.
With an inimitable, firm and solid style, it has been able to create a unique and timeless taste. A world-renowned icon that thanks to the endeavours, perseverance and discretion has carved the story of Myth full of truth.
The qualities of the Tempranillo and Cabernet Sauvignon in different proportions are assembled to perfection in this wine. Each provides a differentiating factor that makes the wine great in every vintage.
The vines are grown on land where the land is at the point between the slopes down from the wasteland and the alluvial plain. The soil is the surface of the hillside with small fragment of limestone. There is abundant deep quartz gravel down in a sandy main soil. There are many angular limestone boulders on the surface.
Red wine made in controlled fermentation using native yeast in wooden tanks. Malolactic fermentation also takes place in wood.
After fermentation, it goes through what is probably the world's longest aging of a red wine, almost 10 years between wood and bottle. The different stages take place in different barrel types: American and French wood, new and used 225-liter barrels, 20,000-liter vats, each batch is what determines the type of wood and time spent in each container.
After the stage in the wood, it is aged in the bottle to complete a long and complex aging process. It will normally spend 6 years in wood and three in the bottle.
The wine has guided the wine. Único remains true to a clear and well-defined style, with an inimitable character and style; elegance, strength, aging capacity ... A unique and timeless taste that has elevated to the aristocracy of the great classic wines.