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Bastión de la Luna

Bastión de la Luna
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Bastión de la Luna
Red wine Barrel. 12 months in French oak barrels used.

Available vintages of Bastión de la Luna

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Characteristics of Bastión de la Luna

Bastión de la Luna is a red wine from the Rías Baixas produced by the Forjas del Salnés cellar. This is a blend of Mencia with native varieties Caíño, Espadeiro and Loureiro.

The grapes used for Bastión de la Luna comes from old vines.

The harvest is done manually and traditional winemaking is still used, with little interventionist methods, allowing the vineyard to do the talking.

Bastión de la Luna is aged for about 12 months in old French oak barrels.

Bastión de la Luna is a red wine from lands where whites are generally produced. The vines, which grow by the sea, are known for their strong Atlantic character.

Raúl Pérez's collaboration with the winery was used to develop a fresh and very expressive red wine. Forjas del Salnés was primarily a company that built floats for the mussel rafts in the Rias Baixas, but since 2003 has become a charming little family winery.

Alcohol: 12.0%
Serve at 16ºC
We recommend decanting before consumption
Pairing
Beans and pulses, Duck, Blue fish, Poultry, Complex salads, Roasted red meats, Veal round, Cow cheese

Tasting notes Bastión de la Luna

Sight Cherry red with garnet rim. Nose Complex and delicate nose. Aromas of ripe fruits with spicy notes and hints of oak. Taste Fresh and tasty, it is balanced. Memories of minerals and toasted notes. Powerful, long and persistent finish.
Sight

A deep cherry red colour with garnet rim.

Nose

Complex and delicate nose. Red fruits, spices, tea leaves, laurel, mineral notes.

Taste

The taste is fresh, tasty and balanced. There are wonderful memories of minerals. Long finish.

Sight Intense red cherry colour with maroon hints. Clean and bright wine with a medium-high robe and thin tears. Nose Elegant, very attractive aromas with a medium intensity. The wild fruit aromas are released from the very beginning and little by little become more expressive and turn into notes of tasty ripe fruit. Its fragrant floral notes are slowly released along with light toasted aromas and a good milky background. Some subtle and fresh balsamic notes of undergrowth are also felt in the background. Taste A Galician red wine characterised by its freshness and its salinity. A nice wine, with character, with a fresh attack that leads to a smooth mid palate. A very pleasant medium-bodied wine in which the fruit is perfectly balanced with some pleasant toasted notes and a good minerality. A wine with a marked but very balanced acidity and strong but well integrated tannins. Its extremely long finish has a great persistence.  A wine that surprises us and does not leave anybody indifferent.
Sight Intense red cherry colour with maroon hints. Clean and bright wine with a medium-high robe and thin tears. Nose Elegant, very attractive aromas with a medium intensity. The wild fruit aromas are released from the very beginning and little by little become more expressive and turn into notes of tasty ripe fruit. Its fragrant floral notes are slowly released along with light toasted aromas and a good milky background. Some subtle and fresh balsamic notes of undergrowth are also felt in the background. Taste A Galician red wine characterised by its freshness and its salinity. A nice wine, with character, with a fresh attack that leads to a smooth mid palate. A very pleasant medium-bodied wine in which the fruit is perfectly balanced with some pleasant toasted notes and a good minerality. A wine with a marked but very balanced acidity and strong but well integrated tannins. Its extremely long finish has a great persistence.  A wine that surprises us and does not leave anybody indifferent.

Ratings

  • Decántalo 92
  • Parker 92
  • Peñin 91
  • Peñin 91
  • Parker 90
  • Parker 92
  • Decántalo 92

Prizes

Decanter Magazine, Top 50 Wines of 2014

Ratings for the vintages from D.O. Rías Baixas

2017 Excellent
2016 Excellent
2015 Very good
2014 Good
2013 Very good
2012 Very good
2011 Very good
2010 Very good
2009 Very good
2008 Good
2007 Excellent
2006 Excellent
2005 Excellent
2004 Excellent
2003 Very good
2002 Good
2001 Good
2000 Good
1999 Good
1998 Good
1997 Very good
1996 Very good
1995 Very good
1994 Very good
1993 Good
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Production area D.O. Rías Baixas

Winery Forjas del Salnés

Rías Baixas wines would not be where they are today without the native Albariño grape variety. Although red wines are also produced in Rías Baixas, practically 100% of Rías Baixas wines are white. Among them, the vast majority of them are made with the Albariño grape. As well as young wines, fresh and aromatic, the region also makes wines aged in the barrels, complex wines with great personalities. Albariño wines can either be single varieties, or be part of a blend with other characteristic grapes of the region: Treixadura, Loureira Blanca and Godello.

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Forjas do Salnés is one of those wineries from Galicia with a rebellious and ground-breaking spirit, that seriously opted to make high-quality red wines in an area with a prevailing production of whites. The recovery of century-old vineyards of hardly known red varieties, such as Caíño, Espadeiro and Loureiro, in addition to the white Albariño from the old vineyard, are the base of their wines and a clear reflection of the terroir: wines full of freshness, with a perfect minerality, ample sensations and with a surprising evolution.

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    Red wine Barrel. 12 months in French oak barrels used. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Forjas del Salnés. Production area: D.O. Rías Baixas. Grapes used in this wine: Espadeiro.

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  • Goliardo Espadeiro 2016

    Red wine Barrel. 12 months in French oak barrels used. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Forjas del Salnés. Production area: D.O. Rías Baixas. Grapes used in this wine: Espadeiro.

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    Red wine Crianza. 12 months in French oak barrels. Volume: 75 cl. Winery: Forjas del Salnés. Production area: D.O. Rías Baixas. Grapes used in this wine: Caíño Tinto.

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  • Goliardo Loureiro 2015

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