Mano a Mano Tempranillo

£13.50

  • Grape : Tempranillo
  • Country : Spain
  • Type : Red
  • ABV : 14.50%

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Product Description

Tasting notes: Mano a Mano Tempranillo

Mano a Mano Tempranillo has cherry, black berries, violets and cassis mingle with black pepper on the nose; an intensely structured wine with robust flavours, dark fruits and a mineral yet juicy finish.

Food match:

Serve with lamb, or chicken and chorizo dishes.

Producer/Region:

The Tempranillo grapes are sourced from 30 year old vines. The wine is aged for 6 months in French oak.

Bodegas Mano a Mano have 330 hectares of vineyards: 300ha at Finca La Dehesa in Alhambra, and 30ha at Finca Sierra de La Solana in Herencia. They also control another 100ha across Ciudad Real and Cuenca, in Castilla y León.

Their spectacular winery can be found at Finca La Dehesa, surrounded by old Tempranillo vines (here also known as Cencibel). At around 700m altitude, the vines grow on poor sandy soils, largely gobelet-trained and averaging 50 years old. Grapes here mature rapidly, producing medium sized, compact and uniform bunches with thick skins – and their drought tolerance allows production of robust red wines with intense colour.

Ascunción Yébenes manages the winemaking team at Mano a Mano, and works magic with the grapes grown here (some Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Graciano and Touriga Nacional are also planted) and their cellar of largely French oak barrels.

Tempranillo is a black grape variety widely grown to make full-bodied red wines in its native Spain. Its name is the diminutive of the Spanish temprano, a reference to the fact that it ripens several weeks earlier than most Spanish red grapes

If you like this wine, why not try: https://vinomondo.co.uk/product/eguren-ugarte-tempranillo-crianza-2017/

For more information about the producer: https://www.bodegamanoamano.com/