Casa de la Ermita Mourvedre Blend Jumilla Crianza 2004
Tasting Notes: Attractive and intense garnet red colour. On the nose there are well balanced fruit and wood aromas. Spicy notes can be detected together with; coconut, vanilla and clove. On the palate smooth fresh touches with balsamic hints are apparent. Following the initial sweetness on the palate, we can detect black fruit jams with a definite bite, and an extra pleasant long finish. Percentage Grape: Monastrell, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon Soil: Poor, limey. Growing Climate: Extreme conditions, very cold winter and very hot summer Date of Harvest: 2nd week September Type of Harvest: Hank Picked Age of Barrel: NEW Type of Wood: FRENCH AND AMERICAN OAK Level of Toast: MEDIUM Malolactic: YES Date of Bottling: 2003/11/15 Bottle Type: TRONCOCONIC Alcohol Percentage: 13.5 % Aging Potential: 2008- 2009 Aging Time: 10 MONTHS Sugar Rate: 0-5 g/l Total Acidity: 5,10 Cork Material: NATURAL CORK Classification: D.O.
Based in Jumilla, Spain this winery seperates itself from most Spanish wineries by its use of the Petit Verdot grape, which is used in more than half of their wines. Eclectic yet old world.
Well balanced. Nice sweetness and round tannins.
I am really enjoying this wine. I saw this wine in the Wines from Spain Far From Ordinary Wine Guide. It says that this one is a blend of 40% Monatrell, 25% Tempranillo (which I love), 20% Cabernet Saivignon (my love), and 15% Petit Verdot. The tasting notes are right on point with my experience, as well. At first taste this wine is quite dry. But it has a nice finish. It went well with a very very rich chocolate truffle I had with it. I would love to try this one out with a nice meal.
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Dietary Information: Organic
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