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Vertvs

Vertvs
2017 Cabernet-Tempranillo, Valencia

Pair this wine with:
Beef Lamb Vegetables

Category: Other Spanish Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 13.5% RS: <1%
Organically Grown Grapes
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$12.99
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Vertvs
2017 Cabernet-Tempranillo, Valencia

Pair this wine with:
Beef Lamb Vegetables

Category: Other Spanish Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 13.5% RS: <1%
Clear violet color. Fruity aromas of creme de cassis, lingonberry, pine, violet, and bee pollen with a round, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and a tingling, compelling, medium-length cedar, graphite, dried blueberry, and spice cabinet finish with well-integrated, chewy tannins and moderate oak flavor. Fruit and oak are harmoniously balanced in this gulpable red for the table.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Oaky & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: creme de cassis, lingonberry, pine, violet, and bee pollen
Taste Flavor: cedar, graphite, dried blueberry, and spice cabinet
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now Enjoy with food
Recipes Pairing: Herb Crusted Lamb Chops, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Fruit and oak are harmoniously balanced in this gulpable red for the table.

The Importer

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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.

Other regions include Catalonia in northeastern Spain where Penedès and Empordà wines originate as well as Alicante from the province of Valencia on Spain's south east coast.