Tasting notes

For many this is the best Cabernet in Spain. Our veteran is a wine as elegant as it is complex. Its more than 25-year- experienced vines together with a late harvest after a perfect ripening give shape to a wine rich in balsamic notes, spices and minerals. Its singular spirit originates in a slow and meticulous production process: long macerations, 15-month aging in French oak barrels and fermentation in wooden vats. Also, it rests in the bottle, aging for a long time before going on the market. For its tasting, it is recommended to serve it between 15º and 17ºC and wait calmly for it to speak out. We will find it smooth but powerful on the palate, always leaving a long finish.
15-17°C
Cabernet Sauvignon
15 months

Characteristics

Denominación de origen Dehesa del Carrizal Vino de Pago

Varieties Cabernet Sauvignon
Production 20 000 bottles/year
Vineyard Date of Plantation 1987
Area 8.1 hectares
Aging Barrel type:Barrel age:   French oak New and up to 4-years-old

Harmonies

Recommended harmonies
rice
poultry
red meat
game
bean stew
cheese

Points

Cabernet Sauvignon
2007 91 Points Guía Peñín 2013
2008 90 Points Guía Peñín 2014
Silver Medal Concours Mondial Bruxelles 2014
Bronze Medal International Wine Challenge 2014
2011 90 Points Guía Repsol 2015
90 Points Guía Peñín 2015
Gold Medal Premios CINVE 2015
Gold Medal Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2015
Bronze Medal Decanter 2015
2012 91 Points Guía Peñín 2016
90 Points Guía Repsol 2016
92 Points Guía ABC 2016
2013 Bronze Medal Decanter 2017
Silver Medal Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2017
Gold Medal Premios CINVE 2017
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Contact

Finca Dehesa del Carrizal
Retuerta del Bullaque
13194 - Ciudad Real
Spain [Ver mapa]

Tel: 925 421 773    Fax: 925 421 761
email: info@dehesadelcarrizal.com

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