Red Wine La Suerte de Arrayán 2017
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A varietal Spanish red wine of Bodegas Arrayán, La Suerte de Arrayán is sourced solely from old Grenache vines planted in sandy soils at 700 metres above sea level near the village of El Real de San Vicente, DO Méntrida.
The area has a Continental-Mediterranean climate, with cold winters and hot summers.
Hand-harvested and selecte both on site and in the premises, the grapes were cold-soaked for 3 days and then spontaneously fermented under controlled temperature, after which this red wine from Méntrida was macerated for another 20 days.
Then the red wine La Suerte de Arrayán 2017 went through malolactic fermentation in 300 and 500-litre French oak barrels, where it was subsequently aged for 12 months.
Finally, this Crianza red wine was aged for a further year in the bottle before its commercial release.
Decant 30 minutes before drinking.
The red wine La Suerte de Arrayán is medium ruby with some reddish reflections.
Lively aromas of red berries and flowers, with some citrusy and mineral remembrances. This Grenache from Méntrida is well-defined and engaging.
This red wine of Bodegas Arrayán is medium-bodied, fresh and flavourful, with a gently toasted note, flavours of ripe red fruit and herbs de Provence. Good acidity with a long, gently earthy finish.
|Our personal opinion||
The red wine La Suerte de Arrayán 2017 is an amazingly priced, flavourful Grenache.
|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 91.|
|Pairings||Aged cheeses, Birds, bluefish, Bull meat, Cold meats, Cured cheeses, Grilled red meats, Mushrooms, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Poultry, Rice with meat, Risotto, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted pork, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, Rosted piglet, Stews, Vegetables, Vegetables|
|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, Reunion with colleagues, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement|