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Ochoa Moscatel 2016

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€12.40

Ochoa Moscatel 2016

Characteristics

  • Bottle size:
  • 50 cl
  • Percentage of Alcohol:
  • 15

Score

91
Enterwine Score 91
91
Media rating 91

Availability: In stock

€12.40
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Details

This Spanish sweet white wine is produced from grapes coming from a single, south-oriented estate, called Finca El Bosque.

Belonging to the Navarre DO, Ochoa Moscatel, this wine is entirely made from Moscatel de grano menudo (known in French as Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains).

Produced by Bodega Ochoa, the grapes were not harvested until they had reached a naturally overripe state. At that point, they were picked at night, brought to the cellar, destemmed and gently crushed.

After being fermented for several weeks, the process was cold-stopped to preserve a sufficient amount of natural sugar in the wine.

Prior to its bottling, Ochoa Moscatel 2016 was stabilized.

We suggest that you serve this sweet white wine from Navarra cool, not chilled.

Drink until 2022. Bear in mind that, because of the residual sugar, the colour and the taste of the wine may slightly vary over the next years.

Additional Information

Appearance

The sweet white wine Ochoa Moscatel has a very bright, clean golden colour with some amber tinges.

Nose

This naturally sweet white wine from Navarra exhibits some subtle, fragrant notes of raisins, rose petals, orange blossom, pink pomelo, butter, toast, honey and royal jelly.

Palate

Pure silk, this Moscatel de Grano Menudo by Bodegas Ochoa has a great balance and a remarkable intensity. Elegant and fresh, showing subtle notes of pastry, flowers, honey and aromatic herbs. Long, seductive finish.

Our personal opinion

The Spanish sweet white wine Ochoa Moscatel 2016 is the dream companion of blue chesses and foie.

OTHER VINTAGES

Ochoa Moscatel 2015:

Enterwine 91.

Year 2016
Type Dulces
D.O. Navarra
Bottle size 50 cl
Serving tempurature 8-10ºC
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 No
Parker Score No
Peñin Score No
Our Score 91
Media rating 91
Other guides No
Name of Award No
Mono-Varietal Moscatel de Grano Menudo
Percentage of variety No
Pairings Alone, Aperitif, Blue cheeses, Chocolate, Cream pastries, Cured duck breast, Foie Gras, Fruit cake, Paté, Puff pastries
Taste Fruity and Fresh, Silky and intense, Slightly sweet
Occasion Aperitif, Desserts, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Romantic Dinner
  1. ochoa review by Tweet jacket on 7/5/2018
    Value

    A delicacy. A good book, a long afternoon and this wine. That's all I ask for.

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