Organic Wine Tasting: 2005 Garmendia Selección

2005 Garmendia Selección, Organic-Ecological Wine
Bodega: Bodegas y Viñedos Garmendia of Grupo Altube
D.O./Zona: Vino de la Tierra, Castilla y Leon
Country: Spain- España
Type of wine: Tinto con Envejecimiento en Roble – Red with aging in barrel
Alcohol (vol): 14%
Price: 25 Euros (Spain), $35-40 approx. cost in US
Varietals: Tempranillo and Merlot
Color: Ruby Purple with blue tinges
Nose: Licorice, vanilla, berries,chocolate and cafe con leche (coffee milk)
Mouth: Licorice, prunes, chocolate, red berry taste. It is a full bodied wine that is well-balanced and elegant with a med-long persistence on the tongue. You can taste the Merlot but it is not overpowering the Tempranillo, which is nice becuase you get the best of both worlds in this wine.
Elaboration: Aged 24 months in Fench oak barrel
Recommended with meat dishes such as a marble steak and served at 16-18 degrees C (around 65 degrees F)

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