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Gran Gregoriano

Gran Gregoriano
2013 Red, Grenache, Campo de Borja

Pair this wine with:
Beef Lamb Vegetables

Category: Other Spanish Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 14.5%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$20.99

Gran Gregoriano
2013 Red, Grenache, Campo de Borja

Pair this wine with:
Beef Lamb Vegetables

Category: Other Spanish Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 14.5%
Dusty dark brick red color. Interesting, spicy, toasty aromas and flavors of sandalwood incense, spiced lemon and orange, dried berries, and bouillon with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, intriguing, medium-long finish that shows elements of smoked nuts and marinated root vegetables with fine, dusty tannins and light oak flavor. A smoky, suave, and savory Spanish sipper or table companion.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Savory, Juicy & Smooth & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: sandalwood incense, spiced lemon and orange, dried berries, and bouillon
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with elements of smoked nuts and marinated root vegetables
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Herb Crusted Pot Roast, Herb Crusted Lamb Chops, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A smoky, suave, and savory Spanish sipper or table companion.

The Importer

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While there are several important red wine regions in Spain, such as Rioja, Priorat and Ribera del Duero, other regions are home to some distinctive wines. The largest of these is Castilla-La Mancha, neat the cities of Toledo and Madrid in central Spain. This is one of the largest expanses of vineyards in the world; red wines range from lighter-styled reds to Gran Riservas made from Tempranillo, much in the style of the best wines of Rioja. Wines from La Mancha are relative values.

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