Red Wine Jean Leon Vinya Palau Merlot 2015
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This interesting Spanish red wine is produced from Merlot grapevines planted in 1991.
The 10-hectare estate, Vinya Palau, has two kinds of soils: one is a combination of clay and limestone, and the other is composed of sand and gravel. This fact gives Jean Leon Vinya Palau Merlot a remarkable complexity.
The grapes were harvested in mid September. First they were destemmed, and then they were fermented and macerated for about 20 days in stainless steel tanks.
Finally, this organic red wine of the Jean Leon was aged for a minimum of 6 months in the bottle before its market release.
Aerate Jean Leon Vinya Palau Merlot 2015 30 minutes before drinking.
14,133 bottles produced.
The wine Jean Leon Vinya Palau Merlot has a bright, medium-high cherry-coloured robe with a copper-coloured rim.
Complex and ever-evolving, this Merlot from Penedès carries aromas of juicy red fruit over a balsamic background, with hints of menthol, toast, fine leather, Havanna cigars, flowers and vegetables.
Fresh and moreish, this estate red wine has a well-balanced passage and a smooth body. Undergrowth, dry earth, vegetables, aromatic herbs, fruit and balsam combine harmoniously. This organic Merlot of Jean Leon has a lively acidity, mild tannins and a long finish
|Our personal opinion||
One of the best Merlot wines produced in Spain, Jean Leon Vinya Palau Merlot 2015 will make an excellent pairing with meat recipes and oily fish dishes.
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Jean Leon Vinya Palau 2011:
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Should this wine be decanted?||30 minutes before serving|
|Type of ageing||Months in French oak barrels|
|Number of months aged in Barrels||12|
|Other guides||J. Suckling 92.|
|Pairings||Birds, bluefish, Cod, Cold meats, Cooked foods, Cured cheeses, Cured duck breast, Duck, Grilled lamb, Grilled red meats, Grilled whitefish, Hamburgers , Mushrooms, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Paté, Poultry, Red meat with gravy, Risotto, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted red meats, Stuffed Chicken, Vegetables, White meat with gravy|
|Taste||Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|