Finca del Marquesado Valdemar – La Gargantilla – DO La Rioja
La Gargantilla, a grenache monovarietal where the notes of red fruits stand out. It is an expressive wine, with nerve and sincere.
VINEYARDS: Plot of 6.7 Has. Preselection of strains and subsequent clusters. Altitude of 580 m. and very stony loam soil.
AGING: 8 months in French Allier oak barrels
TASTING OBSERVATIONS: Beautiful cherry color, very vivid, with a medium layer, with purple sheen.
Intense and fresh aroma, with very marked notes of red forest fruits (raspberries, currants) accompanied in the background by finer notes from the barrel aging.
In the mouth it is fresh, very expressive, with nerve and sincere. A pleasant mid palate, very varietal with hints of flowers and red fruits.
Elegant, with a delicate structure, balanced acidity and a long finish. Silky, elegant and complex. Smooth ripe tannin with a rich, long and permanent aftertaste.
PAIRING: Exquisite with all kinds of cheeses, this Garnacha mainly enhances the cured and semi-cured. Red meats and in cheese sauces. Foie and apple.