Red Wine Carmine Monastrell 2018

Crianza red wine from Jumilla. Varietal Monastrell aged for 12 months in American oak barrels.
Crianza. 12 Months in American oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Jumilla
Grapes Varieties: Monastrell,
Wineries: Crápula Wines
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Availability: In stock

€12.50
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A varietal Monastrell, Carmine is produced by winemaker Gabriel Martínez Valero. Belonging to the DO Jumilla, the vineyards are located at an altitude of 800 metres above sea level.

Produced by Crápula Wines, the grapes of this Spanish red wine were first destemmed, and then fermented and macerated in stainless steel tanks.

After that, Carmine Monastrell 2018 was aged for 12 months in American oak barrels. 

Finally, this Monastrell from Jumilla was naturally clarified and stabilized.

Decant 20 minutes before drinking.

Additional Information
Additional Information
Appearance

The wine Carmine Monastrell has an intense cherry colour with a ruby rim.

Nose

Intense and fresh on the nose, this varietal Monastrell begins showing aromas of ripe red fruit, cinnamon, vanilla and coco, slowly evolving into Mediterranean herbs, violets and tree bark.

Palate

This red wine of Crápula Wines is yummy and silky. Ripe fruit, some creamy and toasted nuances and some remembrances of blue flowers. Fresh acidity and ripe tannins, with a long, toasted finish.

Our personal opinion

Well-rounded and mature, Carmine Monastrell 2018 is an accessible and inviting Crianza red wine.

OTHER VINTAGES

Carmine Monastrell 2010:

Enterwine 94. Parker 90. Guía Peñín 91.

Carmine 2009:

Monastrell, plus a small amount of Syrah. Enterwine 95. Parker 90+. Peñín 93. Vinous 91.

Year 2018
Type Red
D.O. Jumilla
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 20 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Enterwine's Score 94
Media rating 94
Mono-Varietal Monastrell
Pairings Birds, bluefish, Cod, Cold meats, Cooked foods, Grilled red meats, Rice with meat, Roasted red meats, semi-curred cheese, Stews, Vegetables
Taste Fruity and Fresh, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement
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Having drunk many bottles of Bandol, I decided to try some Monastrellos after I found that Mourvedre and Monastrell are the same grape. This offers an incredible value for money. It is round-bodied, smooth, sunny and full of authenticity.
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