Estate-grown fruit, limestone soil, Pétrus clones of Merlot and Cab. Unique micro-clime. Bordeaux-style wines with good acidity. The Tempranillo portion of Dignus helps makes the wine approachable at a younger age.
50% Tempranillo, 25% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon.
This hearty wine is best paired with rich dishes and dense flavors. Osso bucco, braised beef and pork shanks, spätzle with wild mushroom sauce, and bull and ox stews are all great matches for this wine. Both wine and food will help the other to reveal the depth of layered aromas and flavors each possesses.
"From winemakers Juan and Diego Magana, the 2007 Dignus is an amazing wine for the price. A blend of 50% Tempranillo, 25% Merlot (the cuttings came from Bordeaux’s Petrus vineyard) and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, it smells like a top-class Pomerol from that tiny appellation’s plateau. Abundant scents of mocha, black cherries and blacker fruits jump from the glass of this flamboyant, medium to full-bodied, luscious wine. With lively acidity, rich, concentrated fruit, and a luxurious texture as well as length..."
The Wine Advocate