Wine Montecillo Rosado
- GRAPE EXCHANGE: Tempranillo grape , Gamay grape , Viura grape
- TYPE OF WINE: Rose
- Designation of Origin: Rioja
- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13,5º vol.
- SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 10º-12º
- WINERIES: Montecillo
- TASTING NOTES: View: Clean and low intensity dye. Delicate pale pink with bluish highlights Nose: Intense notes of flowers like lilacs along with notes of strawberries with cream and sweet and fresh white fruit. Mouth: harmonious, enveloping, sweet and seductive. Very balanced acidity with the fruit that shows great freshness. Persistent End
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Montecillo Rosado, a classic Rioja wine, with a persistent finish
Special characteristics of the wine:
Preparation of Montecillo Rosado
The grapes of the freshest vineyards are chosen and to attenuate the excess of alcohol typical of this vintage, a typical white variety of Rioja of famous plasticity is used in the coupages and of sublime acidity. For Tempranillo and Garnacha, short cold macerations are performed with the skins always in an inert atmosphere. Once a very subtle, elegant and low hue color is achieved, the must is obtained by the gravity bleeding method. For the Viura a soft pressing is done to obtain the tear must always in a controlled atmosphere. Each variety carries out the alcoholic fermentation separately at low temperature, to enhance the delicate aromas of each variety, in small capacity tanks of two types: porous ovoids and another part in stainless steel. Garnacha and Viura perform a partial malolactic fermentation. Once this process is completed, the three varietals are assembled and the wine is kept in suspension with the fine lees to give breadth and mouth to the wine.
What kind of wine is Montecillo Rosado
The perfect crossbreeding of 3 varieties that delight in their aromatic uniqueness, complexity and freshness.
The Orborne winery
The history of Osborne goes back to the end of the 18th century, when a young English merchant, named Thomas Osborne Mann, arrived in Cadiz to sell the local wines. Soon he begins to do business in the Port of Santa Maria and it is in this town where he founded his own winery that, more than 200 years later, would become the great business group that is today, of international fame and recognition.
Designation of Origin of Montecillo Rosado
It belongs to the DO Rioja, denomination that dates from the end of the 19th century, but which is not officially formed until 1925.
The area that hosts this designation of origin covers the autonomous communities of Rioja and the Basque Country.
The grapes produced in this denomination are: Tempranillo, Garnacha Ink, Mazuelo, Graciano and Maturana Ink
The wines of this denomination are characterized by being fresh, aromatic wines, with an excellent vessel and above all they are very balanced wines.
Rioja wines are easy to drink wines.
Grape variety used in Montecillo Rosado
Variety: 60% Tempranillo, 30% Garnacha and 10% Viura.
Pairing wine Montecillo Rosado
Ideal with salads, creamy rice, white meat, fish and seafood.
Occasions when Montecillo Rosado is appropriate
In summer meals and as an appetizer.
Quality / price ratio Montecillo Rosado
Alcohol grade Montecillo Rosado
13, 5th vol. graduation
Optimum serving temperature of Montecillo Rosado
Service temperature: 10º-12ºC
Montecillo Rosado wine awards
90 points · JamesSuckling.com (2016).
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