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Naranjas Azules Garnacha 2018

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€8.45

Naranjas Azules Garnacha 2018

Characteristics

  • Young
  • Bottle size:
  • 75 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 13.5

Score

92
Enterwine Score 92
92
Media rating 92

Availability: In stock

€8.45
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Details

Crafted by the Soto y Manrique winery, Naranjas Azules Garnacha is a Spanish rosé wine belonging to the Castilla y León DO. 

This wine is made from old-vines Grenache grown in sandy clay soils. The vineyards are located at an altitude of 780 metres.

An interesting feature of this wine is that it is produced like a Blanc de Noirs.

Thus, after the harvest the grapes were crushed, put into stainless steel tanks and fermented without prior maceration with the grape skins. Since the wine juice and the skins were only in contact for a very short period of time, the winemaker was able to obtain a slightly coloured must from red grapes. This is why we call this wine a Blanc de Noirs.

The fresh Naranjas Azules Garnacha 2018 was bottled in February 2019.

This delicious Grenache rosé wine should be enjoyed over the next 18 months.

Additional Information

Appearance

The rosé wine Naranjas Azules has a bright, rosy, low-medium robe with orange-coloured and onion skin-coloured tinges.

Nose

This rosé wine by the Soto y Manrique winery is rather original with aromas of strawberries and cherries, along with white flowers, some herbal notes (mint, fennel) and a touch of mandarin orange.

Palate

Fresh and gulpable, this rosé wine from Castilla y León carries some lively of succulent red fruit, enlivened by touches of fresh herbs, flowers and hints of citrus. Medium finish with remembrances of citrus and wild berries.

Our personal opinion

Dressed in an elegant, French-like, rosy suit, Naranjas Azules Garnacha 2018 by Soto y Manrique goes well with pasta, rice or blue fish. It is also a delightful afternoon drink.

OTHER VINTAGES

Naranjas Azules Garnacha 2017:

Enterwine 92. Parker 92. Peñín 91.

Naranjas Azules 2016:

Enterwine 92.

Naranjas Azules 2015:

Enterwine 92.

Naranjas Azules 2014:

Parker 91.

Naranjas Azules 2013:

First vintage. Peñín 89.

Year 2018
Type Rose
D.O. VT Castilla y León
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 7-9ºC
Should this wine be decanted? No
Does this wine follow the guidelines of biodynamic Farming? No
Organic No
Is this product free of sulfites? No
Ageing Young
Type of ageing No
Number of months aged in Barrels No
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 92
Media rating 92
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Grenache Red
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Aperitif, bluefish, Eggs, Grilled vegitables, Light hors d´oeuvres, Oriental cuisine, Pasta with fish, Pasta with red sauce and meat, Rice with meat, Risotto, Roasted chicken, Roasted white meats, Salads with lite seasonings, Soft pasta cheese
Taste Fruity and Fresh, Light, easy to drink, Lively and Fresh
Occasion Aperitif, Appetizer, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues
  1. blue oranges review by Brangelina on 3/13/2019
    Value

    The name is rather odd, but the wine delivers. A Provence-style rosé for half the price.

  2. rose navarra review by Colin on 6/8/2018
    Value

    Cool rosé. Nice aromas, drinks super easy.

  3. French-style review by Lil on 9/30/2017
    Value

    A French-style rosé. Pale, sexy, crisp and delicate.

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