Baigorri Belus 2017 · Buy it for £22.75 at Vinissimus
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Spec sheet

TypeRed Wine
Region
Grapes
Producer
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti14.0%

The wine

Made primarily from grapes of the Mazuelo variety, the Baigorri Belus is one of the most impressive wines produced by the Samaniego winery. Its freshness on the nose is widely recognised, and the hints of liquorice and wild berry fruits forestall undertones of earth and India ink. Its entry on the palate is delicate and its passage extremely elegant; there's nothing superfluous in it, everything is there in just the right amount. It's powerful, yes, but also silky; its vibrant acidity and the well-integrated tannins deliver an exceptional red, with a balsamic and totally rounded finish, showing great balance between the bitter notes and the acidity and juiciness of the ripe red fruit.

What does this wine taste like?

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Picota cherry red / Violet glints
Bouquet
Higly aromatic / Fruit aromas / Red fruit / Complex
Mouth
Unctuous / Elegant / Persistent / Powerful / Structured / Intense

Drinking and storing

Serve between 16ºC and 18ºC

Food pairing

Red meats, Game, Casseroles, Strong dishes

Ratings and awards

201592 PN91 SK
PN: PeñínSK: Suckling

Customer reviews

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Vintage:

Wine making

Ageing period14 months
Barrel ageNew
Type of woodFrench oak

The winery

Bodegas Baigorri

Bodegas Baigorri

The magnificent building of Bodegas Baigorri in Samaniego, at the foot of the Sierra de Cantabria mountains, was designed by the Guipuzcoa architect Iñaki Aspiazu, with the intention of integrating it harmoniously into the countryside. To the passer-by, only a huge glass cube can be seen among an extensive carpet of vineyards; however, all of the industrious action in the winery takes place below, in its seven underground storeys descending to a depth of 32 metres. Since its...

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