Red Wine Gran Callejo Gran Reserva 2012
Gran reserva red wine from Ribera del Duero. Varietal Tempranillo aged for 24 months in French oak barrels and for 5 years in the bottle.
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A top-notch Spanish red wine from Bodegas Félix Callejo, Gran Callejo Gran Reserva is a varietal Tempranillo produced solely from old, low-yielding vines grown in a unique terroir in the village of Sotillo de la Ribera, in the DO Ribera del Duero.
The grapes were picked by hand and fermented for a prolonged period of time using only indigenous yeasts. Once the process was completed, this red wine from Ribera del Duero was transferred into 2nd year French oak barrels, where it completed malolactic fermentation and was aged for a period of 24 months.
Finally, the red wine Gran Callejo Gran Reserva 2012 was bottled and aged for a further 5 years before being launched onto the market.
Decant this Gran reserva red wine a minimum of 1 hour before drinking.
Brick-coloured, the wine Gran Callejo Gran Reserva has a reddish rim.
Complex and ever-changing, this varietal Tempranillo smells of boysenberries, damson and blackcurrants, with hints of Arabica coffee, licorice, underbrush, menthol and wet earth.
Round and textured, this wine from Bodegas Félix Callejo has an excellent acidity and some yummy tannins. Confident and focused, it has excellent definition and a long finish with an aftertaste of wild berries, sweet spices and Havanna cigars.
|Our personal opinion||
A dignified, serious Ribera, Gran Callejo Gran Reserva 2012 is both classy and classic.
Gran Callejo Gran Reserva 2006:
Enterwine 92. Stephen Tanzer 92. The International Wine Review 93.
|D.O.||Ribera del Duero|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||40-60 minutes before serving|
|Type of ageing||Months in French oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||24|
|Pairings||Bull meat, Civet, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Red meat with gravy, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Rosted piglet, Specialty Spanish prosciutto|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Tasty with barrel notes, Very intense and inky|
|Occasion||A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, To bring to an engagement|