GRAPE VARIETY: Monastrell
COLOUR: Deep cherry with garnet trim
AROMA: This potent Monastrell is elegant on the nose with aromas reminiscent of red fruits such as cherries, strawberries and black plums and a spicy finish
PALATE: On the palate, it is juicy and fresh with a pronounced, captivating body and a long and vibrant finish
Vinification and ageing:
Harvest is carried out manually into 150kg containers which then spend 48 hours in our cool rooms at 8°C. Grapes are table selected, choosing only the best, then deposited in tanks where alcoholic fermentation takes place with skin and stalk contact over 8 to 10 days at a carefully controlled temperature no higher than 26°C. Young red wine from a selection of vineyards notable for their altitude and soil types.
Ideal for spicy hunt meat, roast lamb and highly flavoured pasta dishes.
Service Temp.: 14º-16º
Alcoholic degrees: 14,5% Vol
BODEGAS LUZÓN: is one of the main producers and exporters of quality wines of the D.O. Jumilla, and one of its most historic wineries, producing wine since the late nineteenth century.
Jumilla, Murcia: The wine-growing area of Jumilla is located southeast of Spain, north of the region of Murcia. The climate is continental, influenced by the Mediterranean Sea with warm days, rains that do not reach 300 litres per square meter, and cold nights. The result is a harsh climate, which causes a thick textured soil and allows to obtain small grape bunches, with a good concentration of sugar, excellent acidity and thicker skins.
Varieties of the region: The main variety is Monastrell, a grape so characteristic in our Region. It is a variety of strong character that usually derives in wines with remarkable graduation.
Other varieties are Garnacha Tintorera, a grape very planted both in the area of Jumilla and in Alicante; Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot in terms of the red varieties, and Macabeo (or Viura) and Chardonnay in the white ones.