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D.O. La Mancha / Viña San Juan

Viña San Juan Merlot Syrah Tempranillo

The label on Viña San Juan bottles depicts the bonfires during the celebration of Noche de San Juan (the night of Saint John) at Toledo. Our Viña San Juan exhibits the maximum expression from three grape varieties: Merlot, Syrah and Tempranillo. The resulting coupage is a real pleasure to our senses: sight, smell and taste. This is a perfect wine to enjoy with a wide range of Spanish gastronomic concepts.

Variety
Merlot, Syrah and Tempranillo.
Style
Still wine
Alcohol Graduation
13.5%
Serving Temperature
Between 12-14 ºC
 

Region

In the former kingdom of Castilla-La Mancha in central Spain, we can find the largest vine-growing area in the world with an endless expanse of 300,000 hectares of vineyard. It is also the stomping ground of Miguel de Cervantes’s famous novel, Don Quixote. The huge area covered by this Denominación de Origen borders Valencia and Murcia to the East, and Extremadura to the West, Andalusia to the South and Madrid to the North-West. Wine making began here in Roman times and was widespread during the middle ages. The versatility of this land has allowed for the introduction of a wide variety of international varieties of grape.

Tasting Notes

Dark red with generous aromas of red fruits, and a touch of pepper, spices and mocha. Warm and balanced with a delightful aftertaste.

Food Pairing

Perfect with meat in sauce, meat balls and mature cheese.

Technical Information

Each variety is fermented separately at 23-25ºC to ensure the optimum aromatic potential and preserve the original aromas and flavours. The assemblage of the wines is essential to produce a wine of excellent quality that retains the characteristics of the terroir.

Awards

DOUBLE GOLD & BEST OF SHOW RED BLENDS
2018 WSWA Wine & Spirits Tasting Competition Award : Viña San Juan Merlot Syrah Tempranillo 2017
GOLD
2019 Mundus Vini: Viña San Juan Merlot Syrah Tempranillo 2018
2019 Gillbert & Gaillard International Challenge:  Viña San Juan Merlot Syrah Tempranillo 2018
2018 Mundus Vini: Viña San Juan Merlot Syrah Tempranillo 2017
2018 Berliner Wein Trophy: Viña San Juan Merlot Syrah Tempranillo 2017
89 POINTS /VERY GOOD – STRONG RECOMMENDATION
2018 Ultimate Wine Challenge: Viña San Juan Merlot Syrah Tempranillo 2017