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a bottle of caballero mendoza, ribera del duero
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Caballero Mendoza, Ribera Del Duero

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SUB PLOTS: Viña San Pedro.
VARIETAL: 100% Tinta Fina (Tempranillo)
SOIL: Limestone and loam
ALTITUDE: 807 metres above sea level
AGE OF VINES: 35 years old,
YIELD: 1,80 – 2,00 Kg./vine
HARVEST: 6, 7 y 8 of October.
MACERATION: 23 days.
FERMENTATION: Controlled at 28º
TIME IN BARRELS: 12 Months in American Oak
TYPE OF OAK: Quercus Alba & Petreae, Strong Toasting
TIME IN BOTTLE: 12 Months in our underground cellar
TYPE OF BOTTLE: Bordelesa Reserva 750 Ml. Dark
TEMPERATURE 14º. Underground cellar.

SERVE AT: 16-18º. Decanting recommended.
APPEARANCE: Deep garnet, with a ruby rim and shades of purple.
Large thick transparent legs with big clear tears.
NOSE: Clean with pronounced aromatic intensity, fresh black fruits in
abundance, some floral notes; red roses, native shrubs, thyme and rosemary.
Also appearing are; fig, mandarin, biscuit and black olive adding
complexity to what is a very broadspectrum of aromas.
PALATE: A full bodied wine, with pronounced fruit intensity, the acidity
providing an elegant freshness that combines with the soft ripe tannins,
adding delightful power to the palate.

Vintage: 2006
Colour: Red
Variety: Tempranillo
Origin: Spain
Style: Full Bodied Red Wines
When to Drink: Wines to Drink Whenever
Bottle Size: 75cl
Bin Number: 1586

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