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La Granja 360 Tempranillo

D.O.P. Cariñena
RED VARIETAL

 

Mid-range Every-day wine
Garnacha Tempranillo
Artisanal Vegan

Description

A 100% Tempranillo with ripe, aromatic berry aromas and intense flavours of fresh fruit. Flavors are bright and shiny and its balanced acidity helps the finish linger for a while.

You will enjoy… its nice body and surprisingly good staying power for a wine at this price.

Out of curiosity… every La Granja 360 label nods to Spanish old proverbs. But probably, this one is the most international of all popular sayings, or haven’t you ever heard the expression.

Did you know that…? Typically, Tempranillo grape gives medium-bodied reds, with medium acidity, medium tannins and red fruit flavours (raspberry). In a nutshell, very balanced and nice to drink wines like classic Rioja reds. Nevertheless, you might feel riper flavours of berries in it which makes it medium-to-full bodied due to its origin. We can’t forget that Cariñena’s climate is hotter than Rioja’s.

Winery
Winery:
Axial Vinos
Vineyard
Vineyard:
• Bio control and hand cultivation
• Family vineyards owned by local vinegrowers
• Avg. altitude between 450 and 725 metres
• Controlled yielding, always under 8,500 kg /Ha
• Varied soils: limestone, clay and pebbles
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Our History

Our History

Once upon a time, in a farm far, far away, there was a piglet that dreamed of flying high, high up to the sun. One night, a warm breeze from the south entered the farm filling every corner with irresistible scents of sweet raspberries. The piggy was so taken by the aroma that followed the scent to the border of the farm. Suddenly, he felt a magic wind lift him up and a voice asked, ARE YOU READY FOR THE WINE FUN? He couldn’t believe that he was flying! The flying pig myth was truly real. How could it be possible? The answer is inside yourself.

Winemaker
Winemaker:
Manuel Castro
Winemarker notes
Winemaker notes:
No one better than the wine critic par excellence, Robert Parker to explain what to expect from La Granja 360 Tempranillo: “This Tempranillo has a super-ripe kirsch and blueberry jam-scented bouquet, while the palate offers joyful, unfettered Tempranillo that has no intention of providing an intellectual drinking experience, but rather delivers plush, ripe, red cherry and strawberry fruit. Drink now.” Not bad, right? 😉
Winemaking/Vinification
Winemaking / Vinification:
• Manual harvest.
• Alcoholic fermentation at stable temperatura of 24ºC, during 15 days.
• Post-fermentative maceration, during 10 days.
Ageing time
Ageing time:
Young red wine
Oak kind
Oak kind:
Unoaked
Service temperature
Service temperature:
13º-15º
Perfect Pairings
Perfect Pairings:
Try it with starters and appetizers like Nachos with guacamole and protein-based vegan dishes like tofu or black beans. It also pairs well with tomato-based pastas.
Latest Awards & ratings
Awards & accolades:
Gold Medal, Monde Selection International Wine Contest 2012, vintage 2011
Expert´s reviews

Expert´s reviews:

“A very tasty Tempranillo… That’s what amazes me about this wine, you can have a very inexpensive bottle and fool people into thinking it’s a $20-25 bottle of wine.” Vinojess Blog USA

“This wine is like your dog – reliably happy to see you, likes most foods, easy to love…” The Domestic Front Blog (USA)