*** Gold Medal Concurso Internacional Bacchus (Spain) 2013 ***
Country: Spain Region: Navarra
Vintage: 2013 Colour: Red Style: Dry
Producer: Bodegas Ochoa
Viticultural area D.O.P. Navarra Vintage characteristics Length of vegetative cycle: Normal Yield: Average - low Harvest period: Normal Climate: Variable winter, very cool and humid spring, mild beginning of summer, then hot and dry, very mild and cloudless autumn. Grape varieties Tempranillo, Garnacha Ageing At least 18 months in French and American oak barrels Alcohol 13.5% Vol. Colour Cherry red, clean and bright, high intensity.
Ageing Potential: 10 Years
Intense and complex. Black ripe fruits and spices hints. Smoky background of good oak. Palate Good attack, ample and intense. Structured, balanced and complex in the mouth, with good tannins and well integrated wood. Long aftertaste with reminiscent of ripe fruit and spices.
Food Matches:Duck / Lamb / Casseroles / Turkey