Wine 12 Lunas Tinto
- GRAPE EXCHANGE: Tempranillo grape , Merlot grape , Cabernet Sauvignon grape
- TYPE OF WINE: Red
- Designation of Origin: Somontano
- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14º
- SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 14º-16º
- WINERIES: El Grillo y la Luna
- TASTING NOTES: Wine with an intense cherry red colour and violet rims. It has a fresh, intense nose with notes of ripe red fruit, It has a mellow feel on the palate and is full-bodied thanks to the round and velvety tannins. At mid-palate it is soft and fresh with a long after-taste as the red fruit flavours mix with the toasted accents of its 9 months ageing in a French oak barrel.
- BARREL AGING: 9 months
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12 Lunas Tinto a soft and fresh wine.
Winemaking12 Lunas Tinto
As they reach the optimum ripeness point, Tempranillo, Syrah, Garnacha and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are harvested and fermented in stainless steel tanks at a temperature between 25ºC and 29ºC. Subsequently macerations are carried out that last from 2 to 4 weeks according to variety, while the malolactic fermentation takes place. Once finished, the wines go to French oak barrels of 2nd and 3rd use of 225 liters capacity.
What kind of wine is 12 Lunas Tinto
Aged for nine months in French oak barrels.
El Grillo and La Luna winery
El Grillo y la Luna 'is a family project that was born in Barbastro, in 2007, the fruit of an illusion: to create unique wines with a soul.
Patience is the letter of introduction of this winery, the last to harvest all the Somontano Denomination of Origin.
In 'The Cricket and the Moon', the good is made to wait. Under the premise that wine is born in the vineyard, it only comes to the market at its optimum moment, without haste, respecting to the maximum the uniqueness of each vintage.
Wine Designation of Origin 12 Lunas Tinto
It belongs to the DO Somontano. In this appellation of origin their wines are known for their elegance and personality. The mono varietal elaborations predominate
The vineyard terrain of the Somontano Designation of Origin has three distinct zones: the sierras, the Somontano and the plains. Its total area is 200,000 hectares of land of which about 100,000 are cultivated. Of the latter, 4,400 hectares are dedicated exclusively to the vineyard.
Somontano wines have grape varieties from more than 4,400 hectares of plantation. They are the base from which their 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 cold winters and hot summers with significant temperature changes at the end of spring and autumn. The average annual temperature is 11 degrees Celsius.
Somontano Denomination of Origin wines present very peculiar characteristics: very good graduation, fruity and with a perfect acidity. In conclusion, they are wines very adapted to current tastes. Buy Somontano wine will give us exclusivity and confidence of having correctly chosen our wine.
Varieties of grapes used in wine 12 Lunas Tinto
Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon 52%, Tempranillo 32%, Grenache 13%, and Syrah 3%
Wine pairing 12 Lunas Tinto
To take with red meat and game.
Occasions to drink wine 12 Lunas Tinto
Ideal to take in meetings with friends.
Value / Price of the wine 12 Lunas Tinto
Acceptable value for money.
Degree of alcohol of wine 12 Lunas Tinto
Ideal wine consumption temperature 12 Lunas Tinto
It is recommended to serve at 14º-16º
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