|Monastrell, Shiraz, Red Blend
|Dry, Red, Full Bodied, Red Fruits, Vanilla, Oak Aging, Smokey, Tannic, Spice
Hand-crafted wine from Spain created by noted Scottish winemaker Pamela Geddes. Concentrated Monastrell from 40-year-old vines with well-integrated, lively Shiraz and toasty French oak adds complexity to the wine. The wine is minimally filtered to conserve the natural colours and flavour, so a slight sediment or 'wine diamonds' is a natural occurrence. Vibrant garnet colour with lifted fruit, driven nose (blackberries and blackcurrants) with spicy notes and hints of smoky, toasty oak. The palate is silky and round, complemented by ripe tannins. Good red meat, game and hearty pasta all deserve a glass of El Gordito!
Not recommended .
Absolutely superb red from Spain by a Scottish winemaker. This is my very favourite red wine at a fantastic price. A wonderful gift for your friends who are into vino. Everyone to whom I have gifted a bottle has returned and bought themselves more. Does that not tell it all?
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