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Characteristics of El Albar Barricas
Great wine from Castilla-Leon made of Tempranillo from different small vineyards of soils of pebbles on the bank of the river Duero. Very old vines, some of which are aged of hundreds of years, and with low yields.
After a traditional winemaking, it is aged for 12 months in French oak barrels from different coopers. It is not filtered.
This wine can be stored up to 2015 if kept in good conditions.
Serve at 17ºC
Small game, Iberian ham, Game birds, Roasted red meats, Mature cheese, Grilled red meats, Roasted Pork
SightIntense cherry colour with garnet reflections and some subtle purplish reflection. Bright and medium layer.NoseIt is the perfect marriage of red fruit with the creamy aromas of the oak. Its intense notes of ripe fruit, almost jam, are harmoniously mixed with some spicy and milky notes and the toasted aromas provided by the wood. Aromas of toffee are also released and hints of animal leather and liquorice are also noticed.TasteVery tasty, full-bodied and wide palate, in which the very creamy and balanced aromas felt on the nose are noticed again. It shows a good acidity, ripe tannins and a long and persistent finish.
SightSomething dark cherry color, but I live with garnet edge.NoseIs very creamy, toasted in the same line of creamy, with ripe fruit such as cherries and blackberries with a touch liquor. TasteIn the mouth the tannins are polished, it is long and spicy. The final is drying. Again the fruit is ripe and creamy. It is dense and flavorful.
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