Gatito Loco Tinto 2019

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Art. # 1859
This blend of Viura and Tempranillo blanco undergoes a cold pressing and pre-maceration for several days before a temperature controlled fermentation in stainless steel.

Profile

  • Fruit
  • Body
  • Dryness
  • Tanins
  • Freshness
  • Alcohol

Variety

Grenache , Tempranillo

Flavours

  • Spices Spices
  • Black Cherry Black Cherry
  • Small Red Fruits Small Red Fruits
  • Soil Soil

Glass

Large glass for red wine

Serving Temperature

Room Temperature Room Temperature

Food pairing

  • Red Meats Red Meats
  • Raw Dried Meats Raw Dried Meats
  • Roasted Vegetables Roasted Vegetables

Maturity

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