2012 Martue Especial
Bottle (75 cl - Standard)
Martue vineyards are located in La Guardia de Toledo, Spain. Martue produces good quality Spanish wines using grape varieties such as Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot and Syrah, Malbec and Chardonnay. Their first vintage was produced in 2002- Martue 2001- and in 2009 the vineyards succeeded in obtaining DO Pago Campo de La Guardia certification thanks to Fausto Gonzalez who had the patience and perseverance to create top quality Martue wines.
Castilla-La Mancha Wines
Castilla-La Mancha is a wine region located south and east of the Spanish capital, Madrid. Red grapes dominate the wine production in Castilla-La Mancha. The main grape varieties used are Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Garnacha, Alicante Bouschet (Garnacha Tintorera), Monastrell, Syrah and Bobal. Most of them are very suited for barrel maturation. As for white wine, Airen grape tops the list and remains the most planted variety in Castilla-La Mancha.
Cabernet Sauvignon Wines
Indigenous to Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon is the most famous black skinned grape variety in the world. In fact it is the product of a natural genetic crossing between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. Besides its fame in Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon wines are highly regarded in the New World wine regions especially in California, Chile and South Australia. Undoubtedly the finest Cabernet Sauvignon wines are found in Bordeaux and California, a viewpoint supported by the 1976 Judgment of Paris.