Solar de Mendieta Gran Reserva
Tempranillo (97%) and Graciano (3%) from 30+ year old vineyards.
Proprietary vineyards in San Vicente de la Sonsierra.
Traditional, 100% destemmed. 24 months in American oak Bordelaise barrels.
Age of the barrels: 25% new oak, 75% maximum of 3 wines.
Intense cherry-brick red, brilliant
Garnet red cherry. Intense aroma, fragrant, complex with aromatic notes, mature red fruits, balsamic, truffle, vanilla and toast. On the palate it is vigorous, fresh, silky with a good presence of mature taninns and a development of complex aromas. Red fruits perfectly integrated with touches of balsamic, coffee and oak. Long lasting finish with hints of fruit, spice and cocoa.
Ideally between 16-18° C
All kinds of dishes with strong, intense flavors, game, dark meats, stews, grilled meats, cheeses, etc.