2016 Bodegas Olivares Monastrell Dulce Jumilla (500ml)

SKU #1405555

A late harvest 100% Monastrell dessert wine that is produced only when the conditions allow, about 5 to 6 vintages per decade. Winery tasting note: "This Dulce is the ultimate expression of Monastrell, with tremendous concentration, persistence and balance. Cherry-red color, with carmine and maroon tones. Complex smelling, the aroma of figs, dates and ripe fruits can be smelled with intensity and freshness. It combines perfectly with all kind of desserts, specially those made with chocolate, and for contrast, with blue and aged cheeses."


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Varietal:

Mourvedre

- Also called Monastrell and Mataro, Mourvèdre is most famous for the ruby-hued wines of Provence's Bandol region, known for their spicy, gamey, blackberry character, though the grape is grown throughout Provence and the Southern Rhône. Thought to have originated in Spain, it is second only to Grenache in vine acres, with the best examples found in Rioja, Alicante and Penedès.
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Spain

- With more land under vine than any other country in the world, Spain is the great sleeping wine giant. In recent years, a great deal of money and passion has been poured in the burgeoning Spanish wine industry, helping to improve quality among its vast array of wines from sparkling Cava to Sherry to Rioja Gran Reserva. The most important red-wine-producing regions are Rioja, Ribera del Duero and Navarra in the north and Priorat and Penedes in the northeast.