What does this wine taste like?
|Picota cherry / Semi-opaque|
|Fresh strawberry / Chocolate / Mineral notes|
|Fruit-forward / Fresh / Liqueur / Ripe black fruit|
Drinking and storing
Meat casseroles, Veal with mushrooms, Oven-cooked meats, Dishes with truffles , Rice dishes, Veal carpaccio, Roast chicken, Oven-cooked pork
Ratings and awards
|2013||92 PK||94 PN|
I tasted both the 2015 and 2016 vintages of this wine. I was thrilled with 2015, which was one of the best wines I tasted in the year. The nose was strong and complex with clear wood, fruit and floral notes. However that created almost unrealistic expectations for 2016, which was a very good wine, but could not match 2015.
|Ageing period||20 months|
|Barrel age||New and semi-new|
|Type of wood||French oak|
Bodegas Jiménez-Landi is a family-run enterprise which has arisen out of passion for the land and vines, and inherited the tradition both of former generations and also the actual area in which it is located, Méntrida, a town near the Sierra de Gredos mountains whose wine-growing past dates back to the 12th Century. The winery building is set inside an old manor house built in the 16th Century, within which they have managed to preserve a cave where their forebears used to...