Vega Sindoa Cabernet-Tempranillo 2006

Red Blends from Navarra, Spain

$14.49
Item No. 98327
  • red wine
Style: Earthy & Spicy

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

A blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Tempranillo.

18-yr-old vines are planted on red clay soils, altitude of 1,500 ft. The Tempranillo grapes are 15-18 yrs. old, planted on white clay at an altitude of 1,650 ft. yielding 2.5 t/acre. The wine undergoes malolactic fermentation in French Allier oak, aged for 13 months in new-to-3-yr-old barrels of French Allier oak.

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Although the Valley of Valdizarbe has always been considered one of the best areas of production in Navarra and viticulture there is centuries-old, it almost disappeared due to the depressed prices of grapes and extreme weather conditions. This winery is one of the first to bring the vineyards back to the valley by the hands of an energetic winemaker, Concha Vecino, and an innovative vineyard manager, Jose Manuel Urricelqui.

Learn About Navarra

Garnacha is the primary grape here, producing rosados in large quantities for the locals and for export. Navarra is also a top Cava producer.

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