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Luzon Petit Verdot 2006

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Type of Wood: French<br/><br/>Level of Toast: Medium<br/><br/>Alcohol Percentage: 14 %<br/><br/>Aging Time: 4 months<br/><br/>Sugar Rate: 0-5 g/l

Region: Spain » Jumilla

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  • 2006

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Winery: Luzon
Color: Red
Varietal: Petit Verdot
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Luzon:
The soils of our vineyards are stony and coarse textured and endure a climate of hot days and cool nights. Bodegas Luzon, with over 600 hectares of its own vineyards grows grape varieties namely: Monastrell, Tempranillo, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot to provide the basis of our fine wines. After harvesting the vines by hand, we select the best grapes as part of our meticulous process to ... Read more
The soils of our vineyards are stony and coarse textured and endure a climate of hot days and cool nights. Bodegas Luzon, with over 600 hectares of its own vineyards grows grape varieties namely: Monastrell, Tempranillo, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot to provide the basis of our fine wines. After harvesting the vines by hand, we select the best grapes as part of our meticulous process to produce an extraordinary range of top quality wines. The tasting and classification by our Winemaker ensures the results we all desire. At Bodegas Luzon we strive to achieve the highest standards from the crops we harvest and we utilise the latest technological developments in processing our wines. Our winery uses the most modern systems that guarantee the quality and ensures complete traceability of the grapes from the vineyard through the vinification, fermentation, blending, ageing and subsequent bottling. Read less

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Snooth User: ryanopaz
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4.00 5
07/14/2008

Wow, great looking wine with a vibrant purplish red color direct from the Crayola box! The nose on this puppy is intense with some rich red and black fruits, and seems to have a rich violet interior, though still wound up tight. In the mouth this wine has a rich acidity and nice fine tannins that create a rich and deep body. Great fruit, think black berries with a sharp intensity that sees hints of violets and black pepper. Being such a big wine I would suggest letting it breathe for an hour or two, and pair it with something that has some rich flavors, this will not yield to the subtle.

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intense

Snooth User: gabriellaopaz
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4.00 5
07/14/2008

The color immediately makes me think of uber dark grape juice. The kind my parents used to give me as a kid at the kiddie table when they were having wine. Put your nose in a garden of violets then splash just a touch of dark grape and cherry juice on you, and you've pegged this wine. Albeit a little reserved, it still shows some nice earthy aromas. In the mouth, this wine is shows intense and strong acidity, with silky fine tannins and a bright dark red and black fruit. Fabulous wine but needs some time to both open and show its true colors. Curious how it will pair with food as well?

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Type of Wood: French<br/><br/>Level of Toast: Medium<br/><br/>Alcohol Percentage: 14 %<br/><br/>Aging Time: 4 months<br/><br/>Sugar Rate: 0-5 g/l

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