Crianza Coupage Selección 2013

Castillo de Monjardín

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This wine is a blend of 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Tempranillo, and 20% Merlot sourced from estate vineyards at an altitude of 1,500 feet. It is aged for twelve months in French oak barrique, attaining a "Crianza" status.

Tasting Notes

An intense cherry color, this wine shows aromas of ripe black fruit, licorice, and sweet spice. The mouthfeel is rounded with smooth tannins and excellent balance.

Food Pairing

Pair with red meat and hearty pasta dishes.

Vineyard & Production Info
Soil composition:
Calcareous Clay-Loam
Training method:
Cordon Royal
Elevation:
1,485 feet
Vines/acre:
889
Yield/acre:
1.9 tons
Exposure:
Southern
Year vineyard planted:
1988
First vintage of this wine:
1995
Bottles produced of this wine:
120,000
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition:
40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Tempranillo, and 20% Merlot
Fermentation container:
Stainless steel tanks
Length of alcoholic fermentation:
12 days
Fermentation temperature:
79 °F
Maceration technique:
Racking, Pumpovers, and Aeration
Length of maceration:
20 days
Malolactic fermentation:
Yes
Type of aging container:
Barrels
Size of aging container:
300 L
Age of aging container:
New
Type of oak:
French and American
Length of aging before bottling:
12 months
Length of bottle aging:
12 months

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