Red Wine Mestizaje 2017
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Produced in a pristine environment, amidst a wonderful Mediterranean forest located at an altitude of 800 metres above sea level, this certified organic wine is made from a blend of the indigenous Bobal, alongside Grenache and Syrah.
Harvested by hand and separately vinified according to the variety and the plot of origin, the grapes were destemmed, gently crushed and cold-soaked prior to fermentation.
After the completion of alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks and 80-hectolitre oak vats, the wine underwent malolactic fermentation in oak barrels for 4 weeks, after which it was aged for 10 months.
You should decant Mestizaje 2017 a minimum of 30 minutes before you drink it.
Drink this red wine from Valencia from now until 2024.
The red wine Mestizaje has a high cherry-coloured robe with a violet rim.
The aromas of this wine from VT Terrerazo are rich and complex. Juicy red fruit, balsam, menthol, some mineral suggestions, a distinctive note of liquorice and bitter herbs, typical of Bobal, and some remembrances of fine wood and smoke.
This wine by Bodegas Mustiguillo is young and still a bit nervy, with quite a lot of room for growth. Ripe red berries, spices, an enticing sense of terroir and remembrances of underbush and Mediterranean garrigue. Lively tannins, good acidity and long finish.
|Our personal opinion||
Lively and enjoyable, Mestizaje 2017 pairs excellently with cured chesses and game dishes.
Enterwine 93. Parker 91.
Bobal, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Grenache & Tempranillo. Enterwine 93. Parker 91. Peñín 91.
Peñín 92. Parker 90. Wine Enthusiast 90. Enterwine 93.
Parker 91. Peñín 92.
|D.O.||VT El Terrerazo|
|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||10|
|Percentage of variety||Bobal 74%, Garnacha 16%, Syrah 10%.|
|Pairings||Alone, Birds, bluefish, Cod, Cold meats, Grilled red meats, Grilled vegitables, Hamburgers , Meat and vegitables, Mushrooms, Oriental cuisine, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Rice with meat, Roasted chicken, Roasted lamb, Roasted red meats, Roasted white meats, semi-curred cheese, Soup and rice, Stuffed Chicken|
|Taste||Fruity and Fresh, Tasty with barrel notes|
|Occasion||Appetizer, Barbecue, Because you can, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues|