Marques de Grinon Tempranillo Rioja 75cl

£8.50

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Product information

This 100% tempranillo is a traditional rioja style, with an intense red colour, fruity aromas and notes of red berries.
Wine of Spain
Country of Origin
Spain

Suitable for vegetariansSuitable for vegetarians

Allergen Information
Contains Sulphur Dioxide/Sulphites
Allergy Information
Contains Sulphites E-220
ABV (%)
13.5
Units
10.1
Grape Variety
%100 Tempranillo
Tasting Notes
Round wine, very balanced, intense ruby red. Very tasty, with a predominance of vanilla notes that guarantee its upbringing
History
Marqués de Griñón began in Rioja 20 years ago developing a Tempranillo monovarietal with 6 months of aging in new American oak barrels, something revolutionary at that time. To celebrate its twentieth anniversary in Rioja, its last creation is ¿Special Selection¿, a limited edition produced with Tempranillo grapes from selected vineyards of Rioja Alta, specifically from towns of Nájera, Arenzana, Manjarrés and Uruñuela, aged 18 months in American oak.
Regional Information
La Rioja Alta is located in the northwest of the autonomous community of La Rioja. La Rioja Baja is in the east, and includes 42 Riojan municipalities and the 8 Navarre municipalities attached to the denomination. And the Rioja Alavesa is a historic region of Álava, located on the southern border of the Basque Country and separated from the Rioja Alta by the Ebro river.
Current Vintage
2020
Vinification Details
The Marques de Griñon winemaking philosophy is based on preserving the organoleptic values of each variety, applying the principle of minimum handling and performing the essential operations. The harvest is done manually in boxes of 15-17 Kg, which are unloaded at a selection table. After this, the grapes are destemmed and taken to the fermentation tanks, where a 1-2 day pre-fermentation is carried out at a low temperature, after this step the alcoholic fermentation takes place, where the sugar is transformed into alcohol at a controlled temperature. The wine remains in contact with the skins for a few weeks and after this the stripping and pressing of the skins takes place, which is done in a light way. Then the wine makes a second fermentation, malolactic fermentation, where malic acid is transformed into lactic acid, a softer acid than the first. After this the wine enters new or almost 100% French oak barrels and 225 liters capacity. The barrels have a maximum age of 4 years. The w
Producer
Marqués de Griñon Family Estates, S.A.
Agent
Nick Mantella
Winemaker
Victor Pascual
Taste Category
Red Wine
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This %100 Tempranillo tasted like %100 vinegar.

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