Merinas Organic Tempranillo

13.50

The Mesta was a powerful alliance of shepherds in medieval Castile, who controlled the “cañadas”: traditional rights-of-way for migrating sheep. to this day, the “cañadas” are protected from being blocked or built upon. Our vineyards are nestled deep in the land of The Mesta, and are still passed over by flocks on their annual migration – a reminder of ancient rights, and a cultural cue for continued co-existence with nature. Produced from organically farmed vineyards in Uclés (Castile, Spain). Managed as an integrated ecosystem and studded with centenary oak trees. The continental climate with sunny days and cool nights allow us to achieve intense fruit and excellent varietal definition, while retaining remarkable freshness Mesta Tempranillo is a vibrant and juicy, unoaked red wine, showing great purity and the typicity of high-altitude Tempranillo, with expressive and well-defined aromas of red berries, rosemary and a touch of liquorice. Bright ruby red colour. Fresh and with an excellent persistence on the palate, with round texture and a satisfyingly dry finish. Very versatile, medium-bodied food wine, excellent with tapas, grilled meat and pasta.

Description

Tasting Notes from Pinto Wines

Colour Intense, black cherry colour with violet glints
Nose Red berries, rosemary and liquorice dominate the nose
Palate Fresh and with an excellent persistence on the palate, with round texture and a satisfyingly dry finish

Fact Sheet

Size 75 cl
Grape Variety Tempranillo
Alcohol % 14%
Style Medium bodied dry red
Estate/Producer Peninsula Vinicultores/Bodegas Fontana
Country Spain
Region Uclés, Castilla de la Mancha
Vintage 2019
Vinification Harvest happens at night when is cooler, light crushing and fermentation under temperature control in stainless steel. Maceration lasts for 8-10 days
Closure Screw Cap
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Drink now

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