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Characteristics of Beso de Vino Old Vine Garnacha
Beso de Vino Garnacha 2011 is a varietal red wine made of Grenache from 40 year-old vines, planted at 500 m over the sea level in the municipality of Aguarón (Zaragoza), under the D.O. Cariñena. After a traditional winemaking, Beso de Vino Garnacha goes through an ageing of four months in new French oak barrels.
Serve at 16ºC
Stews, Roasts, Spicy dishes, Veal round, Grilled red meats, Game animals, Stuffed aubergines, Rice with meat
SightDark cherry colour with maroon edges. Bright.NoseHigh intensity nasal aromas with outstanding notes of ripe black fruit which are released along with some floral nuances. When it opens up, the wine gains in expressivity and offer nice notes of spices.TasteIn the mouth, it shows the same pattern noticed in the nose. It surprises with its high load of fruit aromas in a mid palate marked by a silky sensation, an integrated refreshing acidity and a ripe tannin sensation.
A red wine highly recommendable because of its price, its honesty and its appeal.
For centuries red wine from Cariñena was characterized by high alcohol contents, intense colours and great strength. These wines were made for French and Spanish exporters, who used it for blending with other wines from other latitudes, which were much lighter, thinner and fragile. However in recent years, the area has been carefully working with the traditional Grenache grapes, as well as recovering back the Cariñena variety (also known as Mazuelo), shaking off overly alcoholic wines to join the world of good quality wines. The future of this region is much more promising than its past.
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Great Wines and Vineyards is a happy fact that, through a strong and determined commitment to quality, aims to join the tradition of winemaking with modern research development, work systems, better control of all processes from the strain. The winery has the technology and human resources needed to respond to a competitive market and quality.