Sardon Castilla Y Leon 2016

TERRAS GAUDA

Sardon Castilla Y Leon
2016

Product code
805740
Format
12 x 750ml
Listing type
Open
Status
Available
Country
Spain
Regulated designation
Denominación de origen calificada (DOC)
Region
Castilla y Leon
Appellation
Ribera del Duero
Varietal(s)
Tinto Fino 69 %
Cabernet Sauvignon 25 %
Merlot 5 %
Syrah 1 %
Color
Red
Sugar
Dry
Closure type
Cork
Availability
Winery's website

About this winery

Rías Baixas is a relatively new D.O. (established in 1988) along the Spanish-Portuguese border in northwest Spain. The grape of choice here is Albariño, which is possibly Spain's most intriguing white grape variety. It has begun to command considerable attention from knowledgeable consumers worldwide. Cool and coastal this region is a far cry from the landscapes we usually think of when contemplating Spanish wine. Granite soils and high winds mark the region; in fact the winds are so strong...

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Winemaking notes

Quinta Sardonia 'Sardón' was aged in a combination of third-year barrels, 1,200-L foudres, concrete eggs and in tanks in order to refine each lot separately. Sardon was aged in oak for 6 months and spent an additional 6 months in concrete tanks to bring out its fresh, fruit-driven side.

Tasting notes

Quinta Sardonia Sardón 2016 display an intense & fresh aroma. Notes of red, black and sour cherries with spiced undertones are highlighted. On the palate the wine has a balance of red fruit, acidity and fine, soft tannins finishing with a silky mouthfeel.