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Granrojo Tempranillo/Cabernet 2011

Overview

The 2011 Rojo Tempranillo-Cabernet Sauvignon Blend has an attractive dark cherry red color with violet shimmer. It’s nose has very intense aromas of red and black fruit and caramel, with hints of paprika. It is an elegant wine, with smooth with well-integrated tannins and balanced acidity. Caramel notes, accompanied by a hint of mineral, are found in the rounded, long finish.

Wine Facts

Winemaker Notes
This Tempranillo grapes are grown in the Campos de Montiel in Valdepeñas, at 2300 ft. (700M) above sea level. The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are grown in lime and stone soil, providing the mineral notes that give this wine its unique character. The grapes are harvested at the beginning of September, undergo controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks and a long maceration with temperatures not exceeding 82° F (28ºC).


Serving Hints
This wine is ideally served at room temperature with a large variety of foods, especially with red meats, poultry, mature cheeses, etc.



PRODUCER: Bodegas Navarro López, S.L.
COUNTRY: Spain
REGION: Valdepenas (D.O.)
GRAPE VARIETY: 90% Tempranillo,
10% Cabernet Sauvignon
ALCOHOL: 13%


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