Sunday, September 18, 2005

Fortius Tempranillo'00, Navarra, Spain

Lots of Characters and spicy Blend mainly from Tempranillo grape

Fortius Tempranillo

Technical Data:75% Tempranillo, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon. Grapes are gently pressed; the juice undergoes fermentation at a controlled temperature of 28ºC and an 18-day maceration period. The wine is aged for 12 months in new American oak barrels.

Description:Deep garnet red color. Intense aromas of ripe fruit with nuances of vanilla. Concentrated flavors of plum, black pepper and woody notes. Elegant, full-bodied and concentrated, with velvety tannins.

Food Pairing & Service:Delicious with red meat entrées, game and hearty stews.


Suggested Retail Price:$9.99

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