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Altos de Luzón 2017

Altos de Luzón

2017
Jumilla (Spain)

Classed as one of their 'autor' or signature wines, this is fresh and fruity in the modern style, of...

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12.90

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Altos de Luzón 2017

Type

Wine Red Crianza

Wine region

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

15.0%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2017

Review

Classed as one of their 'autor' or signature wines, this is fresh and fruity in the modern style, offering a top quality 'crianza' at a good price. Great care is taken over hand-picking the choicest grapes at harvest and then selecting further on the sorting table, with each variety undergoing fermentation separately.

Garnet-cherry red in colour, it reveals a complex range of aromas, notably ripe black fruit, spices, cocoa, vanilla and toasty notes. On the palate, this is a pleasantly rich wine, with ripe and rounded tannins, that shows good acidity with a silky texture and great balance.

Aged for 12 months in French and American oak barrels.

Food pairing

Blue cheeses / Cured cheeses / Lamb / Meat casseroles / Smoked / Red tuna / Salmon / Cod / Kid goat / Beef steak with wild mushrooms / Hare / Partridge / Smoked meats / Aubergine with parmesan / Hake / Meat rice dishes

Vineyard

  • Vine age:50 years
  • Yields:Low yields

Production

  • Vinification material:Wood
  • Ageing period:12 months
  • Barrel age:New
  • Type of wood:French and american oak

Tasting notes

  • ViewBright / Picota cherry red / Clean / Garnet rim
  • Bouquet:Spicy notes / Roasted notes / Ripe fruit / Higly aromatic / Cocoa / Blackberries / Vanilla / Plums / Powerful / Fruit aromas / Oak wood
  • Mouth:Balanced / Silky / Flavoursome / Ripe tannins / Good acidity / Rich / Lovely

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC

Customer reviews

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by: Horst (14/11/2019) - Vintage 2016

Wein für Genießer

Ausgereifter Wein bei dem jeder Tropfen seinen Preis Wert ist. Selten einen so Konstanz guten wein getrunken. Hispavinus steht für Qualität

by: Peter Larner (04/04/2018) - Vintage 2013

Great value

This mature, dry red from Jumilla is great value. It has the texture and flavour of a wine twice this price. This is the perfect accompaniment for tapas and more intricate saffron flavoured dishes such as goat or prawn.

by: Peter Larner (19/02/2017) - Vintage 2011

The taste of Spain

First enjoyed this wine in Los Alcazares and was very pleased to find it was available from Vinissimus. Great with beef or tapas. A lovely wine. The real taste of Spain.

by: Vera Melcher (18/01/2017) - Vintage 2011

Sensationell

Wir trinken diesen Wein schon lange, es stimmt eigentlich alles daran. Er ist füllig, hat eine gute Nase und der Abgang ist fulminant. Wir lieben ihn. Für uns der beste Spanier!

Bodegas Luzón

Although established as such in the year 2000, Bodegas Luzón's origins stem from the union of a succession of Jumilla vine growers since 1916. After the Grupo Fuertes became involved in 2005, they started making significant investments and installing the most advanced equipment in the winery, thereby showing a commitment for the future and for quality. Owning 500 hectares of vineyards and enjoying a team as a workforce that includes land experts, lab technicians, oenologists ...