Guelbenzu Red 2006

Red Blends from Spain

Price: $12.00 $6.99
Save $5.01 (42%)
Item No. 100607
  • ST87
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Winemaker's Notes

Taking full advantage of La Lombana's complex vineyard composition, the Guelbenzu family introduces GUELBENZU RED from the excellent 2006 vintage. Spicy, refreshing, intense and long in finish - a seriously FUN red wine for frequent consumption, finished with a screw cap. Fifty percent Merlot, 25% Syrah, 20% Tempranillo and 5% Graciano.

Critical Acclaim

"Bright purple. Straightforward grapey aromas suggest blackberry and blueberry. Simple but fresh and juicy, with vivid dark berry flavors verging on jammy. I'd serve this with a light chill."
87 Points

Learn About Guelbenzu

In 1851, the Guelbenzu family of Cascante presented wine, olive oil and wheat at the First Universal Exposition in London's Prince Albert Pavilion (Paris 1855 being the second such world's fair). Don Miguel Guelbenzu had graduated in chemistry from the Sorbonne in Paris, and he returned home with the latest techniques in contemporary winemaking. Quality was the aim from the...

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Learn About Other Spain

The third largest country in production, Spain ranks first in land under vine. Diversity and innovation are the key factors bringing Spain back into the world wine market. The most popular red varieties of Spain include Tempranillo and Garnacha (Grenache). Whites don't garner quite as much recognition, but there are some regional varieties not to be missed, like Albarino...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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