Red Wine Dehesa de los Canónigos 15 meses 2020
Crianza red wine from Ribera del Duero. Blend of Tempranillo, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon aged for 15 months in American oak barrels.
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The best-known Spanish red wine of bodega Dehesa de los Canónigos, Dehesa de los Canónigos 15 meses is a prime example of the traditional Ribera del Duero style.
The main variety is Tempranillo, complemented with some Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, sourced from 4 different vineyards located in Pedrosa de Duero and farmed following the guidelines of organic agriculture.
The grapes were hand-picked and then each variety was separately fermented in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature.
After that, this Crianza red wine was transferred into 1st and 2nd year American oak barrels, where it was aged for 15 months.
Once bottled, Dehesa de los Canónigos 15 meses 2020 was aged for a further months before being released onto the market.
Pair this organic red wine from Ribera del Duero with stews and game dishes.
Decant some time before drinking.
The red wine Dehesa de los Canónigos 15 meses is deep ruby with some garnet reflections on the rim.
Quite complex, this Tempranillo, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon brings aromas of blackberries, boysenberries and plums, with suggestions of nutmeg, fine wood and clove, and some liquorice, scrubland and dry earth.
Well-defined and smooth-bodied, this wine of the Dehesa de los Canónigos winery is gently toasted and spicy, with ripe black fruit, tree bark and some tobacco notes. Balanced acidity and rounded tannins, with a long balsamic finish.
|Our personal opinion||
The embodiment of Ribera classicism, Dehesa de los Canónigos 15 meses 2020 is a highly enjoyable wine.
|D.O.||Ribera del Duero|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||20 minutes before serving|
|Type of ageing||Months in American oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||15|
|Percentage of variety||Tempranillo, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon.|
|Pairings||Birds, Cooked foods, Cow´s cheese, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Red meat with gravy, Risotto, Roasted chicken, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Sautéed vegitables, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stews, White meat with gravy|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|