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Monterebro Joven

Vintage: 2011

Varietal: Mourvèdre

Country: Spain

Appellation: appellation

Produced By: Bodegas Monterebro

Cases Produced: 12000 cs.

Alcohol Content: 0.99 %v/v



A young red wine with no oak. The grapes for Monterebro Joven are grown in the Hamlet of La Aragona (el Paraje de La Aragona) which is located at 750 meters above sea level. Monterebro Joven displays a sensational dark cherry red colour with very good depth and intensity. The nose reveals very attractive but complex aromas with hints of ripe fruit. Very well-structured on the palate. Balanced and lively. Prepared initially using the process of cold maceration, and subsequently by way of traditional or carbonic semi-maceration (maintaining must temperatures at 20˚C to 25˚C and pulp temperatures between 25˚C and 30˚C). Harvest: During the month of October. Harvested by hand. Grape variety: Monastrell 85% Syrah 15% Age of vines: Up to 40 years. Vineyard characteristics: Located between 700 and 800 meters above sea level, on stony and calcareous soils, with maximum yields of 1.75 kg per vine. Alcohol: 13.5% Presentation: 75cl Bordeaux Elite or Bag-in-Box (BIB). Serving advice: 16-17°C Accompaniments: Lightly dressed salads, meat paté, noodles, spaghetti, mushrooms, cold meats, blue and white fish, cream cheese, goat’s cheese, red and white meats, roast meat (lamb and pork), cooked chickpeas, etc. Awards: Introductory vintage (2010): ‘International Wine Challenge’ 2012: Commended wine.
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