Bodegas Montebaco (Ribera del Duero)
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Semele 2016, a famous red by Bodegas Montebaco, is a new crianza wine made entirely of grapes from the Monte Alto farm. As is the case with the rest of the winery's wines, Semele 2016 addresses the vocation of producing high-quality crianza wines, wines for which time in oak barrels is an essential stage. Likewise, respect for the environment and the surrounding lands is also essential, since his makes it easier for wines to express themselves.
For this reason, for Bodegas Montebaco, work in the terroir is based on the belief that a strain can only be harvested at a specific place and time. Based on this, they produce their entire magnificent range of wines. In the case of Semele 2016, kindness, roundness, freshness, aromatic richness and varietal expressionis also sought and, needless to say, achieved with great success.
The name of this wine, as an aside, honors Greek mythology: Sémele was in fact the mother of Dionisio, god of harvesting and wine, who was born of the relationship between her and Zeus.
Technical sheet · Semele
|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||2016 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Ribera del Duero (Castilla y León,Spain)|
|Volume:||75cl Other volumes|
|Grapes:||Tempranillo (90%), Merlot (10%), Tinta Fina|
|Pairing:||StartersRegional CuisineMeatCheeseSpanish CuisineRed meatWhite meatManchego cheese|
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Description · Bodegas Montebaco
Semele 2016 (Tempranillo, Merlot and Tinta Fina)
TASTING NOTES of Semele 2016 :
- View: ripe cherry red cherry, garnet edging, medium high layer.
- Nose: red fruit, spices and toasted aromas typical of the barrel.
- Mouth: friendly, fresh, round.
DENOMINATION OF ORIGIN: Ribera del Duero
VINEYARD: Montebaco Wineries in the terms of Valbuena and Pesquera del Duero of different ages.
GRAPES: Merlot, Fine Ink,
AGING: aging for 12 months in barrel.
ELABORATION: selection at the vineyard.
WINE PAIRING: Regional cuisine, Spanish cuisine, Starters, Cheese, Manchego cheese, Meat, Red meat, White meat
TEMPERATURE OF CONSUMPTION: 16-18ºC
ALCOHOL GRADUATION: 14%
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