Bodegas Sierra Salinas

About the wine estate

Mira Salinas

Description
TASTING
An intense and deep red, it showcases a complex bouquet, with ripe fruit notes (blackberries, red plums) and elegant spices. Silky and delicate palate, as well as fleshy and opulent, but with a very present fruitiness. Lingering and balanced.

VARIETIES	
Monastrell, Cabernet Sauvignon, Alicante Bouschet and Petit Verdot.

AGE OF VINEYARDS
Monastrell, 35 years old. Cabernet Sauvignon, 20 years old. Alicante Bouschet, 30 years old. Petit Verdot, 13 years old.

SOIL
Stony limestone, poor in organic matter.

ALTITUDE
680 meters.

HARVEST  SEASON
From 12 September to 8 October 2010.

YIELD
10 hl/ha of Monastrell, 20 hl/ha of Cabernet Sauvignon, 14 hl/ha of Alicante Bouschet and 30 hl/ha of Petit Verdot.

VINIFICATION
Hand-picked harvest in boxes and subjected to a strict selection process in the cellar. Pre-fermentation cold maceration (7ºC) prior to fermentation. Macerated for 20 days with grape skins. Malolactic fermentation and then aged for 14 months in French oak wood barrels.
  • Type of wine: Red
  • Grape: Other red grape, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache Noir/Garnacha, Mourvédre
  • Wine styles: Medium-bodied red
  • Wine specifics: Organic
  • Alcohol %: 14.5
  • Volume, ml: 750
  • Vintage: 2012
  • Suggested for meat: Poultry, Red meat
  • Suggested for cooking type: Spicy, Cooked, Grilled, Fried
  • Suggested for food flavors: Salty
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