Varietal Wine / Peñasol
Peñasol Cabernet Sauvignon
This is a varietal wine from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes; a traditional variety in the region of Castilla-La Mancha. This French grape variety takes advantage of our extreme continental climate with cold winters and hot summers; its chalky, clay soils; an altitude of about 700 meters; and finally, a scarce annual rainfall.
Among the general characteristics of this grape it is worth mentioning its dense and aristocratic tannins, its deep colour, complex fruity aromas, its elegant structure and its capacity to produce crianzas with ease.
Best served between 15 and 17ºC.
Intense dark red in colour with black fruit aromas. The palate is fruity with rich blackcurrant flavours and subtle spices. This elegant and full bodied wine has good tannin structure and a long balanced finish. Enjoy with roasts or grilled meat.
Very appropriate for legumes, nuts, roasted vegetables, cold cuts, rice, stews, and grilled lamb among many others.
Its grapes are picked at their optimum ripeness level to obtain a well-balanced wine with just the right levels of sweetness and acidity. Then, the grapes undergo a cold maceration period for 2 or 3 days. Fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks that never rise above 25°C.