Bodegas Olivares "Altos de la Hoya," Jumilla
Organic

Bodegas Olivares "Altos de la Hoya," Jumilla - 2017

Item # 32956 750mL
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$14.96 $11.96 / Single Bottle
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$179.52 $129.17/ Case of 12
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Red
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Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

Intense and powerful red made from Monastrell and a small portion of Garnacha. Blackberry, candied cassis, and plum with a minty finish. Pair this wine with coq au vin and/or grilled pork.


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Jumilla

Just slightly inland off the Mediterranean Sea, this hot climate region is the ideal home for the red grape Monastrell (also called Mourvèdre in France). Wines from Jumilla are generally ripe and jammy, with loads of dark berry fruit intertwined with notes of baking spices, chocolate, and tea. These are very versatile food wines, and, at generally very modest prices, they are the perfect...

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