Name: Bodegas Olivares 'Altos de la Hoya' Monastrell
Producer: Bodegas Oliveras
From the Winery:
"Monastrell is our region’s classic variety and with Altos de la Hoya we aim to capture its essence. Each harvest, we select from our top lots, utilizing only wild yeasts for fermentation. Deep ruby. Dark fruit, fresh and long.
Blend: 90% Monastrell, 10% Grenache.
Harvest & Elaboration: Harvested during beginning of October. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks.
Wood aging: Aged during 6 months in French oak, a combination of barrels and 60hl oak tanks. Only a small percentage may be new.
Tasting note: Deep ruby. Ripe, powerful scents of red and dark fruits, minerals and spices. Finishes fresh and long, with a repeating dark fruit note.
Food pairing: An exceptional combination with red meats and stews."