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DO Catalunya

VINICOLA DE GANDESA The small DO of Catalunya is situated north-east of the Iberian Peninsula, just south of the highly esteemed Priorat, and is the highest D.O within Catalonia at 400 metres above sea level. The soil is predominantly limestone and incredibly dry, meaning that it can only really support three main crops: olives, almonds and grapes. As the area is fortunate to have undergone very little replanting. It reaps the benefit of having older vines, producing local varieties such as Garnacha Blanca, Macabeo and Parellada in whites and Tempranillo, Garnacha negra and Cariñera (Mazuela) in red. However, foreign varietals are also allowed (Cabernet, Merlot, Shiraz, Muscat and Chardonnay). Vines and grapes in Catalunya go as far back in time as Catalunya’s own history and culture. The winds and the soil of that cradle of cultures, the Mediterranean Sea, have together moulded grape growing and winemaking in Catalunya. Introducida por.
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Martinez Lacuesta Gran Reserva

DO Rioja (Tempranillo, Graciano, Mazuelo) 750 ml Medium-bodied red with long ageing in new and semi-new American-oak barrels during 36 months and a further 48 months’ reduction in the bottle until released for sale. Complex and elegant nose. A bright, clear appearance. Smooth, silky and long in the mouth. Suitable for drinking with delicate and mild-tasting dishes. It must be opened 40 minutes before drinking and be served at 18 C. ANALYSIS Alcoholic content 13,30% Vol Total acidity 5,6 gr/l. Volatile acidity 0,80 gr/l. Total sulphurous content 88 mg/l. Reducing sugars 2,4 g/l..
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Moralia Tempranillo

VT de Castilla, Spain (100% Tempranillo) 750ml This 100% tempranillo is a balanced and well structured red which expresses ripe berry fruits and soft earthy tannins. RECENT REVIEWS Jammy berry aromas are earthy but a little flat. In the mouth, this is plump, jammy and doesn’t have a lot of spine. Flavors of baked black fruits and toast finish mellow, earthy and soft. Drink this ripe, warm-climate wine now. — 87 POINTS, Michael Schachner, Wine Enthusiast 2/1/2014 Item MO02.
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Casa Maria Red

D.O. Castilla y León, Spain (100% Tempranillo) 750ml Download Shelf Talker PDF TASTING NOTES Vinified from Tempranillo grapes with an average vine age of 15 years, located in the area of Valladolid near the Duero River. Ruby red color, youthful and brilliant. Red fruit and cream aromas with notes of licorice. On the palate it is powerful and fresh, with hints of berries coming through. TECHNICAL NOTES Maceration: 6 days (with daily delestages and pumping over) Fermentation: 25°C til the Descuve; 20°C thereafter for 10-12 days Serving Temperature: 14-16°C (57-60°C).
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