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Altos de Luzón 750ML 2009
Sku: 561
Product Rating
Critics Ratings:   (1)
Product Information
Country: Spain
Region: Jumilla
Grape Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon,Mourvedre,Tempranillo
Type: Still wine
Reg. $24.99
On Sale $17.99
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Colour: Purple garnet Aroma: Powerful, ripe fruit,spices, cocoa, blackberry, plum, vanilla notes, toasted notes from new oak, complex. Palate: Smooth, gentle, gourmand, mineral, ripe tannins, good acidity with a silky texture and excellent balance.
Wine Advocate 87 points - The 2009 Altos de Luzon is a blend of 35- to 45-year-old Monastrell, Tempranillo and Cabernet Sauvignon from vineyards planted at 650 meters altitude fermented with wild yeast, and aged for 12 months in barrel. It?s a minty blend, showing some age, tertiary notes of leather, cedar wood and a polished palate. The Cabernet marks the blend, giving the impression more of a Mediterranean Bordeaux, but unfortunately the varnished oak character of the wine stays at the forefront. 150.000 bottles produced. Drink 2013-2015. (Oct 2013)

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Technical notes
Grape Varieties: 50% Monastrell, 25% Tempranillo, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon Ageing: 12 months in oak barrel 45% American and 55% French Alcohol: 14.5%

Food pairing
Steak with mushrooms, hare, partridge, lamb, smoked meats, stews and rice with meat, salmon, cod and tuna, smoked meats, eggplant with parmesan cheese, blue cheeses and cured cheese in general.