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A Spanish regional wine blend known largely for its full, dusty red wines made primarily from Grenache and Carignan. The best age a minimum of five years before release and some include Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon for additional complexity.

Primary Flavors

  • Black Cherry

  • Plum

  • Crushed Gravel

  • Licorice

  • Dark Chocolate

Taste Profile

  • Dry
  • Medium-Full Body
  • High Tannin
  • Medium-High Acidity
  • 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room
    60–68°F / 16–20°C
  • Glass TypeOversized
  • Decant 1 Hour
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $40.00

Food Pairing

Grilled meats or vegetables, something that will stand up to the tannins in the wine is key here. Avoid chili heat, as alcohol content enhances these flavours.

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