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Recoleta Criolla Grande 2019 | Mendoza Argentina

£11.47 £9.97

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REFRESHING YOUNG & FRUITY RED WINE FROM MENDOZA

The red Recoleta is a young Argentinian dry red wine, very fruity, refreshing and fun to drink – brings up memories of sun, holidays on the beach and sounds of music. The red Recoleta feels rather light on the palate thanks to the mouth-watering acidity, balanced with just right level of sugars. It is packed with aromas of red fruits: red cherry, strawberry and raspberry, and a bit of spice. Definitely not a complex wine, the Recoleta is designed for casual drinking with friends or to brighten the mood after a hard day at work.

Winemaker

Geographical Indication

Style

Still Dry Red Wine

Vintage

2019

Grape

ABV

13.6%

SKU: STR-CLT-AR-MLO-2019-01 Categories: , , ,
Description

Winemaking

Grape: 100% Criolla Grande

Vineyard location: El Mirador, Rivadavia, Mendoza. 700 meters above sea level

Winemaker: Mauricio Lorca

Harvest: hand harvested in 18 kg boxes, second and third week of March

Maturation and fermentation: In stainless steel tanks, from 10 to 12 days at 22 °C maximum. No malolactic fermentation

Analytical data

ABV: 13.6% vol

Total acidity: 4.46 g/l

Residual sugars: 1.55 g/l

pH: 3.60

Tasting Notes

Appearance: pale ruby colour

Nose: medium intensity, aromas of spice and red fruits such as red cherry, raspberry, strawberry.

Palate: Dry wine, with high acidity and low tannins, medium alcohol and body. Pleasant medium flavour intensity, aromas of red fruit: strawberry, red cherry, raspberry. Balanced, with a short finish.

Verdict: “Good” (balanced, short finish, flavour intensity is fruity and pleasant, not complex)

Raspberries

Raspberry

Cherries

Cherry

strawberries

Strawberry

Useful tips

Pairings: Try it with slightly spicy dishes, risotto or chicken.

Serving temperature: Lightly chilled, 10-13 ° C

Storage: In a cool place, away from direct sunlight, bright artificial light or heat sources

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We use UPS or FedEx for Mainland UK to make sure you get your wine as quickly as possible. We work with Parcel Force to deliver to Highlands and Norther Ireland because that's very economical

We love our wine and do handle it with care - each bottle is packaged in a special inflated envelope to reduce the risk of breakage.

Individual bottles get shipped in boxes, and two bottles is the minimum quantity per order. The Checkout form will advise you if you need to add more bottles to complete an order.

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