Wine 12 Lunas Garnacha
- GRAPE EXCHANGE: Garnacha grape
- TYPE OF WINE: Red
- Designation of Origin: Somontano
- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14º vol.
- SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 14º-16º C
- WINERIES: El Grillo y la Luna
- TASTING NOTES: Deep cherry red wine with a medium-high layer and a violet rim. Elegant nose, the aromas of young and fresh red fruit stand out. In the mouth it is a wine with volume, round and vibrant with soft tannins typical of a correct ripening, very fresh and aromatic. Its acidity alcohol balance stands out, which makes it a very easy to drink wine.
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Winemaking 12 Lunas Garnacha
The grapes will ferment for about 10 days in a range of temperatures that goes from the beginning at 18ºC to 28ºC at the end, after a slight maceration of a few weeks the wine is separated from the pomace to another tank to carry out a natural decanting by gravity before of its bottling.
What kind of wine is 12 Lunas Garnacha
Its alcohol / acidity balance stands out, which makes it a very easy to drink wine.
The winery El Grillo and La Luna
El Grillo y la Luna ’is a family project that was born in Barbastro in 2007, the result of an illusion: to create unique wines with soul.
Patience is the letter of presentation of this winery, the last to harvest the entire Denomination of Origin Somontano.
In ‘El Grillo y la Luna’, the good is made to wait. Under the premise that the wine is born in the vineyard, it only comes out on the market at its optimal moment, without haste, respecting the uniqueness of each vintage as much as possible.
Denomination of Origin of the wine 12 Lunas Garnacha
It belongs to the DO Somontano. In this appellation of origin, its wines are known for their elegance and personality. Mono-varietal elaborations predominate
The vineyard land of the Somontano Designation of Origin has three distinct areas: the mountains, the Somontano and the plains. Its total area is 200,000 hectares of surface of which about 100,000 are cultivated. Of the latter, 4,400 hectares are dedicated exclusively to vineyards.
Somontano wines have grape varieties from more than 4,400 hectares of plantations. They are the base from which its good Somontano wines are born: Cabernet-Sauvignon, Merlot, Tempranillo, Syrah, Garnacha Tinta, Moristel, Parraleta, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Macabeo, Sauvignon Blanc, Garnacha Blanca, Riesling or Alcañón are some of them. .
Somontano is characterized by having cold winters and hot summers with significant changes in temperature at the end of spring and autumn. The average annual temperature is 11 degrees Celsius.
Somontano Denomination of Origin wines have very peculiar characteristics: very good alcohol content, fruity and with perfect acidity. In conclusion, they are wines very adapted to current tastes. Buying Somontano wine will give us exclusivity and confidence that we have chosen our wine correctly.
Grape varieties used in 12 Lunas Garnacha wine
Varieties: 100% Garnacha
It is a Garnacha from young vines located on the Finca Las Carrasquetas de Artasona, one of our highest altitude plots located at 460 meters. Its silty-archy soil and the altitude give us a young Grenache, with an outstanding and intense fresh red fruit and good acidity.
Wine pairing 12 Lunas Garnacha
To take with red meat and game.
Occasions to drink wine 12 Lunas Garnacha
Ideal to take in meetings with friends.
Quality / Price ratio of 12 Lunas Garnacha wine
Acceptable value for money.
Degree of alcohol of the wine 12 Lunas Garnacha
Ideal temperature for wine consumption 12 Lunas Garnacha
It is recommended to serve at 14º-16º
12 Lunas Garnacha wine awards and distinctions
• Gold Medal at the 2021 Grenaches du Monde International Competition
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