Silky Heritage From Bodegas Murviedro
SERICIS CEPAS VIEJAS MONASTRELL D.O.P. ALICANTE
‘Sericis’ means ‘silky’ in Latin. This wine’s name and smoothness pay tribute the Casa de la Seda guild house. It is made using Monastrell grapes and is aged for at least 14 months in new French oak casks.
$15.95 from the Vintages section in LCBO's now
3 ways to buy:
1) Visit https://www.lcbo.com/en/murviedro-sericis-cepas-viejas-monastrell-30242 to see which stores stock the wine
2) Call your nearest LCBO store & they will bring it in for you
3) Order on-line at https://www.lcbo.com/en/murviedro-sericis-cepas-viejas-monastrell-30242
The Denominación de Origen Protegida Alicante, on the Eastern coast of Spain enjoys a warm climate throughout the year and the positive influences of the Mediterranean. The inland mountainous areas have a Continental climate.
GRAPE VARIETY Monastrell100%
The grapes are picked by hand. Destemmed and gently pressed. Prefermentation maceration at a low temperature for 3-4 days, selected yeasts are added for a controlled fermentation at a maximum of 26ºC. After 21 days of maceration the wine is taken out. Aged for a minimum of 14 months in French oak casks.
Wine suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Sericis Cepas Viejas Monastrell is an ideal wine to accompany red meats, game, stews, spicy dishes and strong cheeses. Serve between 16 and 18ºC.
Intense red with purple tones. Elegant, powerful aromas of ripe fruit and toasted oak. Full bodied, complex, ripe tannins and toasted flavours on the finish.