Full Review

Estratos

Estratos
2016 Monastrell-Syrah, Bullas DO

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork Vegetables

Category: Other Spanish Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 14% RS: <1%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$22

Estratos
2016 Monastrell-Syrah, Bullas DO

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pork Vegetables

Category: Other Spanish Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 14% RS: <1%
Medium ruby black color. Aromas and flavors of stewed black cherries, tart strawberry, licorice, and cream soda with a lively, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and an interesting, medium-length finish with overtones of raspberry jam with well-integrated, silky, soft tannins and light oak flavor. A juicy and smooth easy drinking red!

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: stewed black cherries, tart strawberry, licorice, and cream soda
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with overtones of raspberry jam
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Bacon Wrapped Filet Steak, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A juicy and smooth easy drinking red!

The Importer

Votto Vines Importing, Inc.

The Importer
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