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Mestizaje 2019

Mestizaje

2019
El Terrerazo (Spain)
ORGANIC

Mestizaje is the lowest priced wine from Mustiguillo, yet still allowing us to appreciate fully the ...

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£13.01

/ 0.75 L btl

Mestizaje 2019

Producer

Alcohol content i

13.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2019

Review

Mestizaje is the lowest priced wine from Mustiguillo, yet still allowing us to appreciate fully the superb treatment that the Bobal variety receives at this outstanding winery.

Its name originates from the idea of fusing traditional wine-making methods and the most contemporary techniques in cultivation, combining vineyards of bush vines with some singularly innovative ways of planting, mixing Bobal (the local grape) with foreign varieties.

Mestizaje offers a most original coupage, a blend of five different varietals, which makes for a very interesting wine. Each variety undergoes fermentation separately in stainless steel tanks or wooden vats. After resting for three months in wooden tanks, the wine is transferred to previously used French oak barrels where it remains for a further eighteen months.

Mestizaje is a deep, dark cherry colour with purple showing at the rim as a sign of youthfulness. On the nose, the first sensation to surface is of juicy fresh fruit straight from the grapes. With a little aeration, gentle oak notes appear, well-integrated with the fruit. On the palate, it is overwhelmingly pleasant, with an excellent alcohol-acidity balance. Extremely smooth and well-rounded tannins gradually fill the mouth without being too weighty. This is quite an amazing blend, sourced from young grapevines and impeccably made, with the end result being important rather than the varieties involved. The epitome of correctness and balance between the fruit and exactly the right amount of time spent in barrel. An unbeatable wine within its price bracket.

Food pairing

Cooked sausages / Mushrooms / Rice dishes / White meats / Poultry / Asian cuisine / As an aperitif / Oven-cooked game meat / Pasta

Production

ORGANIC

    Recommendations

    • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 17ºC

    Customer reviews

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    by: Xavircm (29 Apr) - Vintage 2018

    Mestizaje 2018

    Vino con buena calidad/precio, informal , agradable al paladar . Recomedable

    by: Sebastian (27 Apr) - Vintage 2018

    Un vin assez parfait

    Un vin assez parfait. Rond, souple, pas trop de tannins , intéressant et pas cher. J'en ai repris. Bien pour une fête pour faire découvrir les vins espagnols qui ne les connaissent pas.

    by: Gerardo (17 Feb) - Vintage 2018

    Mestizaje

    No me ha convencido en absoluto.. Quizá porque estoy a costumbrado a los monovarietales... Pero en la variedad está el gusto.

    by: Rodolfo (24 Jan) - Vintage 2018

    Sabroso

    Curiosa mezcla de cinco variedades distintas de uva para lograr un vino joven muy sabroso con una excelente relación calidad-precio-placer.

    by: Patricia Perez (19 Jan) - Vintage 2018

    Calidad / Precio

    Un vino muy bueno, sobre todo a ese precio, el campeón de Arroyo!

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