Paniza - Spain - Cariñena

Gran Reserva - 2012

Price : 19.55$
Grape Varieties : Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Syrah  
Caract. : Dry red wine  
SAQ Code : 12926661  
Inventaire : Continuous Supply  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

"It has a balsamic nose with developed aromas of meat, leather, Mediterranean herbs, and a mineral feeling. The palate is medium to full-bodied, with earthy tannins mostly resolved, with flavors of chocolate and a heady finish." -LG Wine Advocate

Wine Pairing :

Ribs. Game stew. Deer or beef marinated in plum sauce.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Garnacha 40%, Syrah 30%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30%
  • Age of vines : 30 years
  • Yield of vines : 1 kg/vine
  • Irrigation : none. Drip is used in very dry years
  • Harvest : manual
  • Fermentation : stainless steel during 15 days
  • Maturation : old (2-3 years) french and American oak barrique during 18 months. With the lees. Malolactic fermentation. 36 months in bottle.
  • Type of yeast : selected
  • Fining : Filtered
  • Cellar : 8 years
  • Decanting : 1h

See the Press Review


Vintage 2012:

  • Sélections Mondiales: Gold medal

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