Jumilla, Spain - 100% Monastrell (a.k.a Mourvèdre)
Aromas or candied red fruits, roasted coffee bean, vanilla and smokey spices. The palate is well balanced, smooth, with ripe fruit flavours, and sweet notes of coffee and cocoa. Easy drinking with a fresh acidity. 15% abv.
Monastrell is a thick skinned grape with dark fruit and spicy notes so go for heartier style dishes like semi-cured cheeses, traditional stews made from beef, pork, lamb, and sausages. Also excellent with short ribs, grilled sausages, and even deep dish pizza! Comfort food, here I come!