Senorio de Barahonda Carro Tinto 2017
|Brand||Senorio de Barahonda|
Lurid ruby. Aromas of cherry and licorice are complemented by a suggestion of dark chocolate, and a smoky nuance emerges slowly. Spice-tinged red and blue fruit flavors show very good depth as well as vivacity thanks to a spine of juicy acidity. Finishes quite long, with lingering spiciness, gentle tannins and an echo of sweet red fruit. This unpretentious, juicy red will pair well with most any flavorful dish served on the backyard deck, at the beach or at a picnic. Grilled cheddar burgers with bacon, BBQ brisket or pulled pork and pressed Cajun chicken sandwiches all fit the bill.
Tobacco and tea notes frame light cherry and strawberry flavors in this lean red. The tannins are a bit grippy, but orange peel acidity keeps this lively. Monastrell, Syrah, Merlot and Tempranillo. Drink now. 6,000 cases made, 3,000 cases imported.