Luzon Alaja Cosecha Monastrell
Deeply coloured and highly tannic, this Red Wine is perfect for those days when you want to drink something big. Intense cherry red colour with purple hue background. On the nose, a very attractive aromas of fruit with standing out hints of ripe fruit. Very good structure on the palate, fresh, fruity, lively and balanced with the typical notes from the Monastrell grape. Consider decanting this red wine before drinking.
Food Suggestions: Perfect as an aperitif or with cheese and meat platters, salads, pastas and paellas.
Origin: Jumilla, Spain
A name given to Mourvedre grapes grown in Spain, Monastrell is a big wine with complex and deep flavors. Primarily used in blending, Monastrell stands alone well as a delicious red and tends to have a deeper plum and licorice note compared to other varieties of Mourvedre. The second most popular grape grown in Spain after Tempranillo is Monastrell, which is incredibly full-bodied and rustic.