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Bodegas Francisco Gomez "VID-A", Monastrell-Syrah - 2017

Item # 39037 750mL
$9.96 $6.96 / Single Bottle
You Save 30%
$119.52 $75.17/ Case of 12
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Color
Red
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Region
Grape Variety

Tasting Notes

A fresh and lively red blend from the Alicante region of southeastern Spain. A young wine, or joven wine, meaning it's meant for early drinking and has not been aged in oak. The type of unoaked wine that you can lightly chill during the warmer months of the year.


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Bodega

Warehouse or storage facility.