Wine Montecillo Reserva
- GRAPE EXCHANGE: Tempranillo grape , Garnacha grape , Mazuela grape
- TYPE OF WINE: Red
- Designation of Origin: Rioja
- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13,5º
- SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 18º
- WINERIES: Osborne
- TASTING NOTES: Clean and bright color. Intense cherry red with reddish trim. Spiced notes, vanilla and black fruits combined with nuances of licorice and mint. Good structure and elegant tannins with long aftertaste.
- BARREL AGING: 24 months
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Montecillo Reserva, a wine that combines intensity, aroma and body
Special features of the wine:
Elaboration of Montecillo Reserva
Each varietal is harvested and processed separately. Encubado to low temperature to realize pre-fermentative maceration, bleeding of the deposit before beginning the alcoholic fermentation and once finalized, postfermentative maceration, completing therefore two weeks of contact with the skins. Controlled malolactic in underground cement deposit.
What kind of wine is Montecillo Reserva
A wine aged in French and American oak barrels (70% - 30%) for 25 months, with rigorous racking to keep the wine in perfect condition. Once bottled, it remains in the bottle at least 20 months to achieve greater complexity.
The Orborne winery
The history of Osborne dates back to the late eighteenth century, when a young English merchant, named Thomas Osborne Mann, came to Cadiz land to market the wines of the area. He soon starts doing business in Puerto de Santa María and it is in this town where he founded his own winery that, more than 200 years later, he would become the great business group that is today, of fame and international recognition.
Designation of Origin of Montecillo Reserva
It belongs to the DO Rioja, a name that dates from the late nineteenth century, but is not officially formed until 1925.
The area that receives this denomination of origin includes the autonomous communities of Rioja and the Basque Country.
The grapes produced in this denomination are: Tempranillo, Garnacha tinta, Mazuelo, Graciano and Maturana tinta
The wines of this denomination are characterized for being fresh, aromatic wines, with an excellent ship and above all they are very balanced wines.
Rioja wines are easy to drink wines.
Variety of grapes used in Montecillo Reserva
Variety: 90% Tempranillo, 8% Garnacha, 2% Mazuelo.
Wine pairing Montecillo Reserva
To accompany meat dishes, sausages, and cured cheeses.
Occasions in which Montecillo Reserva is appropriate
In meals of celebrations and meetings of company.
Price / quality ratio Montecillo Reserva
There is a good quality price relation.
Alcohol grade of Montecillo Reserva
13th, 5th graduation
Optimum service temperature of Montecillo Reserva
Service temperature: 16º-18ºC
Montecillo Reserva wine awards
91 points · Repsol Guide (a.2012)
92 points · James Suckling (a. 2011)
90 points · Wine Advocate (a. 2010)
90 points · Wine Spectator (a. 2010)
Gold Medal · Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (2011)
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