LE19 | December Red | Terremoto Tempranillo | Spain
Valencia, a sunny region located in the heart of Spain's east coast, is where one can find the Tempranillo grape. The Mediterranean climate of mild winters and very warm summers, combined with the gently sloping vineyards and permeable subsoils, creates the perfect growing conditions for this savoury grape. Valencia is also home to the famous annual Las Fallas festival which welcomes the arrival of spring with fireworks, pyrotechnics and colourful, giant paper-maché figures. Every day during the festival at 2 pm, the city is filled with the sound of firecrackers, ultimately ending in the extraordinary finale called the Terremoto!
The Tempranillo grape's thick skin gives the wine a deep ruby colour and smooth tannins. Medium-bodied and savoury, Terremoto Tempranillo has flavours of cherry and cedar, with hints of leather and spices. Whether you're celebrating a big occasion like your 30th anniversary, complete with fireworks, or just toasting the end of a workday, this wine is the perfect accompaniment. Pair with braised meats, chorizo sausage or tomato-based pasta dishes.
PRICE: $124.99 | SWEETNESS: DRY | BODY: MEDIUM | OAK: MEDIUM | ALCOHOL: 13.5%*
AVAILABLE: DECEMBER 2019
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