Dehesa La Granja 2009 Castilla y Leon Spain

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100 % Tempranillo aged in American oak for 2 years. Ripe cherry-red colour with a ruby edge, good depth of colour. On the nose it is notable for its fragrance and complexity, with aromas of red and black fruit (blackcurrant and blackberry) together with notes of cedar and mild toasty hints. 

Description

Dehesa la Granja is fully integrated into the environment of a land it respects deeply; Zamora. This bodega boasts an impressive underground cellar where its famous wines sleep peacefully. 100 % Tempranillo aged in American oak for 2 years. Ripe cherry-red colour with a ruby edge, good depth of colour. On the nose it is notable for its fragrance and complexity, with aromas of red and black fruit (blackcurrant and blackberry) together with notes of cedar and mild toasty hints, followed later by hints of spice (pepper) and mineral notes. Powerful and tasty in the mouth with a magnificent backbone and fine, ripe tannins. Elegant and lingering finish. 

'Joseph Lunn of Suave Wine enjoyed this wine’s ‘good nose of dark plum, red cherries and currants, with an interesting, full palate balancing grippy tannins with notes of chocolate, slightly milky coffee’. ‘Dark fruit and black olives, good structure with a hint of spice,’ added team leader Lionel Periner' - Sommelier Wine Awards 2018, Silver Medal. 2011 Vintage. 


Grupo Pesquera

The four Bodegas that comprise Alejandro Fernandez’s wine legacy and constitute Grupo Pesquera, share a passion for winemaking perfected over time. Alejandro is considered to be the “King of Tempranillo” and is amongst one of the finest winemakers in the world..

 

Pesquera wines are always made from the whole fruit, after destemming. Temperature controlled fermentation lasts two to three weeks. Afterwards, and without clarifying, the grape pulp is directly transferred to an astute and subtle combination of French and American oak barrels that have been subject to various degrees of toasting. Where, in between frequent pump-overs, the wines are left to stand. Tinto Pesquera wines are aged in oak for 18 months while Reservas and Grandes Reservas are aged for no less than 24 months.


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Name Dehesa La Granja 2009 Castilla y Leon Spain
Description

Dehesa la Granja is fully integrated into the environment of a land it respects deeply; Zamora. This bodega boasts an impressive underground cellar where its famous wines sleep peacefully. 100 % Tempranillo aged in American oak for 2 years. Ripe cherry-red colour with a ruby edge, good depth of colour. On the nose it is notable for its fragrance and complexity, with aromas of red and black fruit (blackcurrant and blackberry) together with notes of cedar and mild toasty hints, followed later by hints of spice (pepper) and mineral notes. Powerful and tasty in the mouth with a magnificent backbone and fine, ripe tannins. Elegant and lingering finish. 

'Joseph Lunn of Suave Wine enjoyed this wine’s ‘good nose of dark plum, red cherries and currants, with an interesting, full palate balancing grippy tannins with notes of chocolate, slightly milky coffee’. ‘Dark fruit and black olives, good structure with a hint of spice,’ added team leader Lionel Periner' - Sommelier Wine Awards 2018, Silver Medal. 2011 Vintage. 


Grupo Pesquera

The four Bodegas that comprise Alejandro Fernandez’s wine legacy and constitute Grupo Pesquera, share a passion for winemaking perfected over time. Alejandro is considered to be the “King of Tempranillo” and is amongst one of the finest winemakers in the world..

 

Pesquera wines are always made from the whole fruit, after destemming. Temperature controlled fermentation lasts two to three weeks. Afterwards, and without clarifying, the grape pulp is directly transferred to an astute and subtle combination of French and American oak barrels that have been subject to various degrees of toasting. Where, in between frequent pump-overs, the wines are left to stand. Tinto Pesquera wines are aged in oak for 18 months while Reservas and Grandes Reservas are aged for no less than 24 months.


Country of Production Spain
Price £13.99
Colour Red
Type Still table wine
Profile Full bodied
Country Spain
Region Castilla y Leon
Appellation Castilla y Leon
Grapes Tempranillo
ABV 14.5%
Closure natural cork
Vintage 2009
Awards .
Points .
Bottle size Bottle 75cl
Drink from - until now - 2020
Wine Maker Alejandro Fernandez
Producer No
Food matching Ideal with roasts and poultry, veal as well as goats cheese
Featured Product No