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Bodegas Sierra Salinas Mira 2006

Bodegas Sierra Salinas Mira 2006

Red Blends from Spain

Price: $30.00 $16.99
Save $13.01 (43%)
Item No. 118816
  • RP91
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2001
  • RP92

Winemaker's Notes

Deep garnet-red in color with purple edges. The nose is intense with ripe fruit and a mineral, balsamic background (licorice). The mouth blooms aromas of damp soil and sweet spices (cocoa, nutmeg) that develops into an elegant ripeness with a very silky and balanced texture. The finish is long and voluminous. Pairs well with very structured game dishes, such as grilled deer loin with cranberry sauce and semi-hard cheeses, especially Manchego and Zamorano.

Blend: 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Garnacha Tintorera, 10% Monastrell

Critical Acclaim

"The 2006 Mira is a blend of 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Garnacha Tintorera, and 10% Monastrell aged for 20 months in new French oak. A glass-coating opaque purple color, it displays a reticent nose of toasty oak, blackberry, and black currant. On the palate layers of succulent fruit emerge accented by lots of spice, licorice, and mineral notes. "
91 Points

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Demega - Northville, MI (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(4/1/2014)
Style: Big & Bold
This is a inky purple colored wine. It is big and bold. It has spice and licorice and black currant on the palate. You can also taste the minerals as they linger. Great everyday wine.
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Rating:
(9/13/2012)
Very nice med bodied, nice finish served with turkey burgers. A soft zinfindel feel.
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Rating:
(8/25/2012)
Style: Smooth & Supple
I am not a big fan of Italian wines. However the price/rating on this one caused me to purchas 9 bottles. An excellent value. Pleasant nose, long finish, minor tannins. Great every day wine, or with pasta. Medium bodied.
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Learn About Bodegas Sierra Salinas

In 2000 the Castano family acquired and re-organized old vineyards located at the foot of the Sierra Salinas Mountains, between the provinces of Murcia and Alicante, and built the Bodegas Sierra Salinas. The vineyards are situated at diverse altitudes with a range of soil types and arid micro-climates characterized by cold winters and warm summers.

Five different grape varieties are grown on the property including: non-irrigated Monastrell bush vines (50% of the total density of the plantation) and irrigated Cabernet Sauvignon, Garnacha Tintorera and Petit Verdot.

Learn About Other Spain

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