Marques de Grinon Syrah-Petit Verdot Caliza 2006

Red Blends from Spain

$15.99
Item No. 107496
  • red wine
  • WS91
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.

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Winemaker's Notes

#84Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2010

With this wine we want to express the personality of Domain Valdepusa . The clay soils in this wine brings power, complexity and intensity to their wines, while the pure limestone subsoil texture gives elegance and velvety tannins. It is a blend of Syrah and Petit Verdot that has been created to provide consumers with a temptingly fruity wine, elegant and accessible, says a body and a unique personality of this terroir.

Critical Acclaim

"Licorice, iron and black pepper notes accent a core of plum and currant fruit in this firm, focused red, which has muscular tannins and plenty of oak. Best from 2011 through 2018. 6,800 cases made."
91 Points

Learn About Marques de Grinon

Carlos Falcó Fernandez de Córdova, Marquis of Griñon, has pioneered the modernization of vine growing and winemaking in Spain. He is a grandee of Spain and Vice President of the Spanish Gastronomical Academy and President of the Castilla La Mancha chapter. In 1974, he introduced Spain to the Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grape varieties. This was but the first step in a series of...

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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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