Marqués de Griñon

2016 Marqués de Griñon Cabernet Sauvignon

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2016 Marqués de Griñon Cabernet Sauvignon
2016 Marqués de Griñon Cabernet Sauvignon
2016 Marqués de Griñon Cabernet Sauvignon
2016 Marqués de Griñon Cabernet Sauvignon
2016 Marqués de Griñon Cabernet Sauvignon
2016 Marqués de Griñon Cabernet Sauvignon

Tasting Notes

Selected entirely from vines cultivated in the clay-limestone soils of the Valdepusa Domain (Malpica del Tajo, Toledo), property of the Marqués de Griñón family since 1292. This wine is produced from a pioneer vineyard of Cabernet Sauvignon in Castilla-La Mancha, planted in the early 1970s, which was also the world’s first drip-irrigated commercial vineyard. 

Colour

Deep purple

Nose

This Cabernet Sauvignon bursts from the glass with aromas of black cherries, wild berry fruits and sweet spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg, chocolate and tobacco.

Palate

It is expansive on the palate: full-bodied, well-structured with fine, integrated tannins, and outstanding depth.

Production Methods

The grapes for this very special wine have been selected almost on a vine per vine basis, with the aim to preserve all of the character and personality that our single estate terroir has to offer. This wine is made entirely from Cabernet Sauvignon that fermented separately parcel by parcel in stainless steel tanks.

Prolonged maceration up to 4 or 5 weeks and ageing in new barrels of new French Allier oak, for 12 -15 months, in a heated ageing shed.

Specifications

Year 2016
Bottle Size 750ml
Cultivar 100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Country Spain
Alcohol content
15% alc vol 
Units of Alcohol per Bottle 11.2 units
Type Red Wine
Cellaring Potential An excellent wine to consume today but that will undoubtedly improve during the next 10 years.
Food Matches Ideal served with red meats, lamb and cheeses e.g. Osso Bucco, truffle & boar ravioli or barbecued meats. Decant and serve immediately at between 15-17°C.
Origin
Castilla-La Mancha
Appellation D.O. Dominio de Valdepusa