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Bodegas IRANZO / Tempranillo Selection

Tasting Notes
(Tasting Catalogue – Spanish Wine Guide . El Mundo. 2001):
Attractive intense morello colour with light cherry-red reflections in the meniscus, very bright and clean.
Generous aroma of very ripe grapes, almost raisiny.
Mature, somewhat hot, on the palate, with strong overtones of ripe grapes and correct acidity. Will become rounder in the bottle.

Presentation:
Bordeaux bottle.
Cases of 12 bottles.

<<Awards>>

100% Tempranillo Skin maceration.
Bodegas IRANZO / Tempranillo Selección




National Quality Organic Wines Competition Córdoba 2002.
Silver Medal.
Radio Turismo National Competition.
Madrid 2002.
Gold Medal.
Vth National Competition for wines made with Organically grown grapes.
BioCórdoba 2004. Silver Eco-raceme.
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Cañada Honda

Tasting Notes
(Gourmet Wine Guide 2002):
Intense violet-cherry colour.
Clean aroma with hints of ripe red and black fruit, and balsamic, toasted, coffee, mineral, and liquorice notes.
Flavoursome, fresh and well-balanced on the palate, fruity middle and short, hot finish.

Presentation:
Bordeaux bottle.
Cases of 12 bottles.

<<Awards>>

50% Tempranillo, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, Skin maceration.




(1)Valencia National Exhibition. 1910. Gold Medal.
(2)Terza Rasegna Internazionale del Vino Biologico. Ottomarzo 1998.
Diploma.
(3)Challenge International du Vin. Blaye-Bourg. 2002.
Bronze Medal.
(4)Pabellón del Vino de la Feria de Utiel, 2002.
Special Mention (Second Prize) for Young Red Wines of the Utiel – Requena C.R.D.O.
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Mi Niña

Tasting Notes
(Peñín Guide to Spanish Wines. 2002):
Very intense cherry colour.
Short red fruit aroma with herbaceous and wild flower notes.
Dry and meaty on the palate, with polished tannins, hints of liquorice, very clean and well-rounded.

Tasting Notes:
Tall Bordeaux bottle.
Cases of 6 bottles.

<<Awards>>

100% Tempranillo, Carbonic maceration.




Radio Turismo National Wine Competition. Madrid 2001.
Gold Medal.
Valencian Community Wine Competition Organised
by "Els Bodegers". Valencia 2004. 2nd Prize.
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Finca Cañada Honda / Barrica

Tasting Notes:
Appearance: Clean and bright.
Colour: Medium ruby red with a myriad of violet reflections.
Aroma: Medium to high intensity, mature, smoky forest fruits, with creamy, vegetable and syrupy notes
Palate: A big, generous wine full of complexity with balanced acidity, good tannins that will improve further, well-balanced wood, toasted, red fruit and vanilla notes. Generous, very long finish.

Presentation:
Tall Bordeaux bottle.
Cases of 6 bottles.

<<Awards>>

50% Tempranillo – 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, Skin maceration.
Aged for 4 months in new American oak barrels.




Concours Mondial de Bruxelles. Brussels 2003. Silver Medal.
The International Wine and Spirits Competition.
Londres 2.003. Commended
Pabellón del Vino de la Feria de Utiel, 2003.
Wine category in new American oak barrels. Utiel – Requena C.R.D.O. 1st Prize.
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Finca Cañada Honda – Cask Fermented Merlot

Tasting Notes:
Appearance: Clean and bright.
Colour: Deep cherry red.
Aroma: Medium intensity, hints of redcurrants, blackberries, black cherries, toasted nuances, very smooth, well-balanced wood.
Palate: Slightly acidic at first, good tannins, sensations of fruit, and to a lesser degree, of wood. Warmth and alcoholic strength, full and long finish.

Presentation:
Tall Bordeaux bottle.
Cases of 6 bottles.

<<Awards>>

100% Merlot, Skin maceration,
Fermented in new American oak barrels for 50 days.




National Quality Organic Wines Competition. Córdoba 2003. Bronze Medal.
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Finca Cañada Honda / Crianza

Tasting Notes:
Appearance: Clean and bright.
Colour: Deep ruby red with violet hints.
Aroma: Medium to high intensity, ripe redcurrant notes, well-balanced wood, toasted and smoky, slight mineral notes, presence of Cabernet and Tempranillo varietals. A well balanced wine.
Palate: Big and powerful at first, with good sensations. Intense tannins, a little aggressive and still to improve, intense flavour with a strong, persistent nose, varietals, fruit and wood, warm, slightly syrupy and well-balanced. Long, persistent finish.

Presentation:
Tall Bordeaux bottle.
Cases of 6 bottles.

<<Awards>>

50% Tempranillo, 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, Skin maceration
Aged for 7 months in new American oak barrels and 7 months in the bottle.


(1)Valencia Regional Exhibition. Valencia 1909.
Gold Medal.
(2)Valencia Regional Exhibition. Valencia 1910.
Gold Medal.
(3)Pabellón del Vino de la Feria de Utiel, 2002. First Prize for Crianza Red Wines of the Utiel-Requena C.R.D.O.
National Quality Organic Wines Competition Córdoba 2002.
Bronze Medal.
Valencian Community Quality Wines Competition. Valencia 2002. Second Prize.
Japan Wine Challenge. Tokyo 2003.
Seal of Approval.
Valencian Community Wine Competition, Organised by "Els Bodegers". Valencia 2004.
3rd. Prize..
Bacchus International 2004, Organised by "La Unión Española de Catadores". Madrid 2004.
Silver Medal.
Vinalies International 2004, Organised by "La Unión de Oenologues de France". Paris 2004. Gold Medal.
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Vertus Tempranillo Crianza

Tasting Notes
(Peñín Guide to Spanish Wines 2005).
Colour: Cherry pink.
Aroma: Balsamic aroma (mint, liquorice), violets, lightly toasted roses.
Palate: Well-rounded on the palate, good acidity.

Presentation:
Bordeaux bottle.
Cases of 12 bottles.

100% Tempranillo, Skin maceration.
Aged for 6 months in new American oak Bordeaux casks..
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Finca Solano Crianza

Tasting Notes:
Colour: Cherry pink.
Aroma: Concentrated varietal aroma, notes of ripe fruit and subtle hints of toasted oak.
Palate: Fresh and fruity, with lots of character.
Balanced acidity.

Presentation:
Bordeaux bottle.
Cases of 12 bottles.

100% Tempranillo, Skin maceration.
Aged for 6 months in new American oak Bordeaux casks.
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Señorío de Solano

Tasting Notes:
Colour: Attractive morello cherry colour.
Aroma: Cherry red reflections. Intense colour. Fresh aroma, fruity, red berries.
Palate: Flavoursome, expressive, varietal palate, notes of the terroir. Persistent.

Presentation:
Bordeaux bottle.
Cases of 12 bottles.

100% Tempranillo
Skin maceration.
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Vertus Rosado

Tasting Notes:
Appearance: Clean, crystalline and bright, with small bubbles of natural carbon dioxide.
Colour: Partridge-eye red, with pink reflections.
Aroma: Medium intensity, very fruity primary aromas with a predominance of red fruit, raspberries and especially strawberries, typically varietal.
Palate: Smooth, light attack, with a good balance of alcohol and acidity, slight sweetness balanced by fresh, lively acidity. Rich fruit mouth with youthful nuances, generous finish and average length.

Drinking:
Ready to drink now. Served chilled, between 6-8 ºC.
Ideal for drinking alone as an aperitif or to accompany light summer meals such as pastas, pizzas, salads, grilled fish, seafood and rice dishes.

 
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Vertus Merlot Crianza 2003

Tasting Notes::
Appearance: Clean and bright.
Colour: Medium iodine-garnet red, with good colour development.
Aroma: Intense, highly individual and complex, with a good balance of wood and fruit, excellent woody, toasted and smoky aromas and hints of cedar. Crystallised small red fruit, spices and notes of dead leaves. Varietal with a highly individual bouquet.
Palate: Powerful attack, explosion of sensations in the mouth, balance, roundness, smoothness, mouth-filling, a syrupy, oily wine. Very mature, elegant tannins. The finish reveals elegant notes of wood and richly ripe fruit. Generous, very long aftertaste.

Drinking:
Currently drinking at its best, though it could be kept for two more years. Serve between 20-22 ºC. Ideal accompaniment for red meats, stews, spicy casseroles and mature cheeses of all kinds.

100% Merlot.
Aged for 9 months in new American oak casks..
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Vertus Cavernet Sauvignon Crianza 2003

Tasting Notes:
Appearance: Clean and bright.
Colour: Medium ruby colour with a slightly iodine rim, little colour development.
Aroma: Medium to powerful aroma characteristic of Cabernet Sauvignon, ripe redcurrants, spices and mineral notes. Good, well-balanced woods in the background. Good balance of aromas.
Palate: Fine, powerful attack with generous sensations in the mouth, balanced acidity and good alcohol content, and mature, rounded, unassertive tannins that will improve further. Mouth-filling. Aromas of fruit, spices and wood in the mouth. A warm powerful, rounded, open wine with a long, persistent finish.

Drinking:
This wine is ready to drink now but can be kept for a further 4 or 5 years. Ideal accompaniment to grilled meats, barbecues, meat stews, charcuterie and cheeses.

100% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Aged for 11 months in new American and French oak casks..
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