Wine "Altos de Luzon", 2008
The wine is dark purple color with a purple rim.
The wine shows a luxurious creamy texture, bright fruit flavors and a long cherry finish. The finale is soft and sweet with dominant tones of vanilla and coconut.
The bouquet of wine felt notes of cherry compote, currant and vanilla, smoky oak and spice tones.
Wine is served with stewed meat, steaks and big game.
Red wine "Altos de Luzon" is made from varieties Monastrell, Tempranillo and Cabernet Sauvignon grown on sunny vineyards of Castillo de Madax and Finca La Solana. Sites are located at 600 and 450 meters above sea level, and their soils are composed of clay, limestone and gravel.
Harvested by hand in small plastic boxes. Vinification is conducted at a controlled temperature and lasts about 30 days. Excerpt wine, for a period of 12 months, takes place in barrels of French (55%) and American (45%) oak.
Awards Wine "Altes de Luzon":
• Decanter Awards, 2011 - bronze medal;
• XVI Certamen de Calidad Vinos de Jumilla - gold medal;
• Bachus 10 - gold medal;
• X Concurso Nacional Premios Confrafía del Vino de la Monastrell - gold medal;
• Berliner Wein Trophy, 2011 - gold medal;
• Decanter Awards, 2012 - bronze medal;
• The International Wine Challenge, 2012 - bronze medal;
• Berliner Wein Trophy, 2012 - Gold Medal.
Winery Bodegas Luzon was founded in 1916 by several families who have had a long tradition of winemaking. In 1990, with the arrival of a new team of young winemakers farm was completely redesigned and rebuilt. Today Bodegas Luzon belong to a strong corporate group, which includes more than 20 companies operating in different sectors.
Jumilla region is located in the south-east of Spain, in the plains. It is a transition zone between the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea and the region of Castilla-La Mancha. Jumilla is part of the province of Murcia, there were more than 30,000 hectares of vineyards. Jumilla - a relatively recent discovery for Spanish wine, but today the region has become one of the leading domestic and international market winemaking.
Bodegas Luzon owns more than 600 hectares of vineyards, which grows grapes varieties Monastrell, Tempranillo, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Moreover, these vineyards are among the best in the region, which provides an excellent basis wines Luzon. Talented and young professionals Bodegas Luzon all the time working on new wines and improvement of existing technologies, receiving recognition renowned wine critics and consumers. In addition, the wine Luzon have very attractive prices!