2006 Monasterio Crianza Hacienda Monasterio

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Average critic rating : 93.0 points



The 2006 Crianza is a bit more structured than the previous wines. Aromatically, it displays creme de cassis, mineral, spice box, and black cherry. Savory, balanced, and intensely flavored, it has enough structure to evolve for several more years and should drink well through 2026. ||Hacienda Monasterio is located between Pesquera and Valbuena del Duero. The estate is planted primarily to Tinto Fino (Tempranillo) but there is also some Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot and Malbec. Oenologist/winemaker Peter Sisseck (of Dominio Pingus fame) has managed wine production at Hacienda Monasterio since 1990. Alcoholic fermentation is with native yeasts and malolactic fermentation occurs in French oak. The wine is aged in 40-50% new barrels, usually for 18 months, followed by 1 year in bottle prior to release. Wine Advocate.June, 2010


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