2015 Bodegas Crapula & Lanena Monastrell "Soul"

Year: 2015
Appellation: Jumilla
Country: Spain
James Suckling: 91
Red Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 14.0%
Price :
$8.99

"A tight wine with dark berries and some hazelnut and wet earth. Medium-bodied, linear and firm. Savory finish. Cool stuff. Drink now." (JS)

Winery Notes:
GRAPES:
Monastrell

APPELLATION:
Jumilla DO

VINIFICATION:
Made with 100% Monastrell from more than 50 years old vines. Fermentation De-stemmed without crushing. Maceration 15 days. Fermentation in 5,000 kilo. Aged 15 months in French oak barrels., aged for 5 months in a combination of neutral 330 liters French and American oak barrels.

TASTING NOTES:
Aromas of blackberry, cinnamon and violet. Intense and demanding on the palate. Spicy, lightly herbal flavors of blackberry and cassis. Finish solid and round with loamy depth.

FOOD PAIRING:
Chicken, Poultry of any kind. Try duck with cherries. Pork, Iberic Ham, Grilled Sirloin, Beef, Mushroom risotto, Brie, Camembert, Comte cheeses.


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