Marqués de Altillo Red

Marqués de Altillo Red is made from the Spanish traditional variety known as Tempranillo. The grapes are carefully handpicked from the best vineyards in Rioja during the second fortnight in September just at the right ripening stage.

  • Grape

    Tempranillo

  • Style

    Still wine

  • Region

    Spain’s most internationally famous wine region is renowned for creating top quality wines with exceptional ageing ability. It lies in northern Spain, by the side of the River Ebro from which the region’s name derived. Elegance and poise is the hallmark of the wines shaped in this ancient region. The variety of its soils, together with the combination of modern and traditional growing practices allow winemakers to produce a wide range of wines that exhibit different personalities, always within the framework that their long-established Qualified Denominación de Origen demands from them. .

  • Tasting Notes

    Deep cherry red colour with touches of violet. Aromas of red fruits, strawberries and flowers that mirror perfectly on its palate. Smooth and fresh fruit on the palate. Long and pleasant finish.

  • Food Pairing

    A good companion to rice, pasta with sauce, grilled meat, cheese or salads.

  • Alcohol Content

    13%

  • Best Served

    Between 16-17ºC

  • Technical Information

    The grapes are harvested at their optimum ripeness level. A period of cold maceration for 48-72 hours allows the extraction of their skin colour and fruity aromas. The fermentation in stainless steel tanks takes place at temperatures between 21 and 23 ° C for 8-10 days.

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