Red Wine Sericis Cepas Viejas Monastrell 2017

Crianza red wine from Alicante. Varietal Monastrell aged for 12 months in new French oak barrels.

Crianza. 12 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Alicante
Grapes Varieties: Monastrell,
Wineries: Bodegas Murviedro
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€8.80
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Made solely from Monastrell grapes coming from estate-owned vineyards, Sericis Cepas Viejas Monastrell is a varietal Spanish red wine produced by Bodegas Murviedro in DO Alicante. 

The grapes were destemmed, gently crushed and cold-macerated for 3 to 4 days. Then this red wine from Alicante was fermented and macerated for 21 days in stainless steel tanks. 

After that, Sericis Cepas Viejas Monastrell 2017 was transferred into new French oak barrels and aged for 12 months.

We suggest pairing this Crianza red wine with roast recipes and oily fish dishes.

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Appearance

The red wine Sericis Cepas Viejas Monastrell is bright ruby with a garnet rim.

Nose

This varietal Monastrell conveys characteristic aromas of blackberries, violets and tree bark, with mineral intimations and hints of spices, undergrowth and toast.

Palate

Bold, meaty and structured, this wine of Bodegas Murviedro has a steely acidity which compensates the weight. Fruit-driven, with ripe tannins and a very long finish reminiscent of clove, balsam and dry earth.

Our personal opinion

A hearty wine for sure, Sericis Cepas Viejas Monastrell 2017 will pair surprisingly well with oily fish recipes.

OTHER VINTAGES

Sericis Cepas Viejas Monastrell 2016:

Enterwine 93. Gilbert & Gaillard 2019  Gold Medal. Mundus Vini 2019  Gold Medal. Challenge International du Vin 2019  Gold Medal.

Year 2017
Type Red
D.O. Alicante
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 30 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 12
Enterwine's Score 93
Media rating 93
Mono-Varietal Monastrell
Pairings Birds, bluefish, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Grilled whitefish, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, Roasted red meats, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stews
Taste Complex and Elegant, Very intense and inky
Occasion A special occasion, Because you deserve it, To bring to an engagement
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Black fruit and forest herbs, oak does not overpower the wine.
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