Rojo ‘Gan Rojo’ VdT Castilla Garnacha 2016

Grenache from Spain
Review Date : 06-May-2017
Very dark, deep, black-hued purple-red colour, a little lighter on the rim. The nose is very fresh, lively and elegantly presented with bright, vibrant, primary fruit aromas of dark raspberries along with notes of plums, boysenberries, and lifted whole berry fermentation esters. Medium-bodied, the palate is juicy and succulent with aromatic primary fruit flavours of dark raspberries, plums, boysenberries and notes of jam, with lifted whole berry fermentation confectionary nuances. The fruit is supported by supple, modest tannin extraction and integrated acidity, which lends accessibility and an easy, smooth flow. The wine carries to a rich, sweet-fruited finish with sustained flavours. This is a juicy, deliciously primary fruited Garnacha with raspberry, plum and boysenberry flavours on a supple, accessible palate. Serve with antipasto, tapas, pasta and barbecued fare over the next 3 years. Made by Bodegas Navarro Lopez; hand-picked Garnacha fruit from 40+ y.o. vines from the Valdepenas and Castilla la Mancha regions, fermented in stainless-steel to 13.0% alc. 17.0+/20 May 2017 RRP $15.99

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