● It has the style of historic wines that at one point were famous and used to be exported. It is like a top end Oporto Rubí, but cheap
■ Humboldt sweet red
From Listán Negro grapes (100%), aged 18 months in American oak barrel
Tacoronte-Acentejo Protected Designation of Origin
What this wine tells us
If you want to get to know the current Canary viniculture that still reminds of the past, you must try this wine. It has the style of historic wines that at one point were famous and used to be exported. It is a wine you can find frequently on the market with very long aging time in the barrel and in the bottle, which makes it even better, finer, and more complex. It is like a top end Oporto Rubí, but cheap.
Its dancing partner
Excellent with chocolate in any form or the kind that has a high percentage of cacao.
Calixto, the oenologist, tells us that it was a product that was designed from the very beginning to give off great products and to imply long storage, maybe like Humboldt’s footprint on the Canary Islands that lasts until today.