Marques de Grinon Caliza Syrah 2012

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SKU 389

750ml

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Deep purple in color with ruby reflections, this wine shows alluring notes of blackberries and cassis with undertones of cinnamon and minerality. On the palate, it is beautifully full-bodied and silky with refreshing acidity and flavors that unfold into the long-lasting finish.

Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country Spain
Region Valdepeñas
Brand Marques de Grinon
  • wa90

Wine AdvocateThe 2012 Caliza is named after the limestone (caliza is the Spanish word for limestone) dominant in the Valdepusa Estate soils in Toledo. It's a blend of 40% Syrah and 30% each Petit Verdot and Graciano. Most of these reds mature in newish French barriques for some ten months. The oak is nicely integrated and there is a core of ripe black fruit and balsamic notes. The palate is soft and juicy, with fine-grained tannins. Very pleasant. 92,000 bottles were filled in July 2015.

Luis Gutierrez, June 2016