Monastrell ‘Mirasoles’, Finca El Olmillo

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Monastrell ‘Mirasoles’, Finca El Olmillo

£8.99

Monastrell is a small, thick-skinned grape variety (known elsewhere as Mourvèdre and Mataró) widely grown in south-eastern Spain. It’s a tricky grape to grow and wines made purely from it tend to be high in alcohol, as when picked a little less ripe it lacks flavour and colour. To reverse an old saying ’out of the sweetness came forth a lion’. This lion from Finca El Olmillo is quite a simple, honest red, yet with a slightly perfumed style. On the nose and palate it’s rich and velvety with loads of blackcurrant and blackberry fruit and distinct sweetness on the finish.

Code: 714

Grapes : 

Monastrell

Vintage : 

2019

ABV : 

15%

Style : 

D – Medium-full bodied

Type : 

Red

Closure : 

Natural

Country : 

Spain

Bottle Size : 

75cl

Further Information : 

Certified Biodynamic,
Vegan,
Vegetarian

Description

Monastrell ‘Mirasoles’, Finca El Olmillo

Monastrell is a small, thick-skinned grape variety (known elsewhere as Mourvèdre and Mataró) widely grown in south-eastern Spain. It’s a tricky grape to grow and wines made purely from it tend to be high in alcohol, as when picked a little less ripe it lacks flavour and colour. To reverse an old saying ’out of the sweetness came forth a lion’. This lion from Finca El Olmillo is quite a simple, honest red, yet with a slightly perfumed style. On the nose and palate it’s rich and velvety with loads of blackcurrant and blackberry fruit and distinct sweetness on the finish.

Grapes

Monastrell

Vintage

2019

ABV

15%

Style

D – Medium-full bodied

Type

Red

Closure

Natural

Further Information

Certified Biodynamic,
Vegan,
Vegetarian

Country

Spain

Bottle Size

75cl

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