Otazu - Spain - Navarre

Reserva - 2012

Price : 24.90$
Grape Varieties : Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Tempranillo  
Caract. : Dry Red wine  
SAQ Code : 12783292  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Notes of dry cherry, spices, cassis, coffe and cedar. Medium body, ripe and fresh backed with crips acidity. Juicy, complex with well integrated tannins.

Wine Pairing :

Serve with grilled or roasted red meat, lamb, and strong cheese.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Merlot (50%), Cabernet Sauvignon (25%), Tempranillo (25%),
  • Age of vines : 18 years
  • Yield of vines : 4.000 kg/Ha
  • Irrigation : none. Drip is used in very dry years
  • Harvest : manual
  • Fermentation : wooden vats 100hl during 3 weeks
  • Maturation : old (1-3 years) french oak barrique during 12 months. With the lees. Malolactic fermentation. 60 months in bottle.
  • Type of yeast : indigenous
  • Fining : Filtered
  • Cellar : 6-8 years
  • Decanting : 1h

See the Press Review


“Special Reserve” coming from Palacio de Otazu’s own cellar.”

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