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CASTILLO DE MENDOZA RESERVA 2013

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Made with the best Tempranillo grapes selected from our oldest vineyards, handpicked in small boxes and classified at the selection table.

Malolactic fermentation and further aging for 24 months in new French oak barrels.

Finally the wine stays at least 12 months in the bottle before it is sold.

Colour: Beautiful ruby red cherry colour.

Aroma: The nose is dominated by ripe black and red fruits, blackberries and raspberries with notes of liquorice well integrated with coffee and spices, hints of  vanilla and cinnamon.

Taste: This bodied wine fills the mouth with a firm structure and fresh sensations, fine sweet tannins with a very long, aromatic and intense finish.

Wine type: Red. Reserva
Appellation of origin: D.O.Ca. Rioja
Grape variety: 100 % Tempranillo
Farming: Organic Agriculture
Soil: calcareus marls
Harvest: Handpick. October 2011
First vintage: 1994
Nº of bottles produced: 12.000
Fermentation: Malolactic in new French oak barrels.
Aging: 24 months in new French oak barrels.
Bottle size: 0,75cl & 1.5Lt

Conservation: Cool and dry place. Avoid sunlight
Perfect drinking temperature: 16-18 ºC
Pairing: Perfect to accompany legumes, spicy dishes, red meats, game and cured cheeses.

AWARDS

  • 2018 – Concours Mondial de Bruxelles – Belgium: Silver Medal
  • 2018 – International Challenge du Vin – France: Silver Medal
  • 2018 – Berliner Wein Trophy – Germany:  Gold Medal