Gemtree Vineyards




Wines

Luna Roja Tempranillo 2012

Technical Details:

Colour
Brick red, bright
Nose
Aromas of red cherry and raspberry enhanced by smoky , gamey, and mocha notes. “Funky”, “Meaty”& “Chorizo”
Palate
Generous, juicy and plush. Flavours of strawberry and raspberry coupled with spice and subtle oak. A soft and easy drinking wine with velvety tannins and well balanced acid.
Suggested recipe
Honey Chicken, Crispy Skin Duck, Tapas and Paella
Alcohol
14.5%
Cellaring
Drink Now
Vintage Notes

Good winter rains gave the vines plenty of reserves for the 2012 growing season. Spring was dry and mild encouraging even and balanced growth. We shoot thin during the growing season to remove all unwanted shoots and to eliminate “crowding” of the bunches. Vintage commenced earlier, which allowed us harvest when sugars were lower and natural acids high. However, tannin or phenological ripeness was at full maturity.

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