The powerful El Recio of Bodegas Matsu shines with dense ruby red in the glass. If you give it some air by swirling, this red wine reveals a high density and fullness, which shows in strong church windows at the edge of the glass. The bouquet of this red wine from Castile - León enchants with nuances of blueberry, blackberry, black currant and mulberry. If we trace the aromatics further, juniper, lovage and green peppers are added.
On the palate, Bodegas Matsu's El Recio starts wonderfully dry, grippy and aromatic. On the palate, the texture of this punchy red wine is wonderfully dense. Due to its lively fruit acidity, the El Recio presents itself fantastically fresh and lively on the palate. The finish of this red wine with good aging potential from the wine-growing region of Castile - León, more precisely from Toro DO, finally convinces with a beautiful reverberation. The finish is also accompanied by mineral facets of the soils dominated by sand and limestone.
Vinification of the El Recio from Bodegas Matsu
The powerful El Recio from Spain is a single-varietal wine, pressed from the Tempranillo grape variety. The grapes grow in optimal conditions in Castile - Leon. The vines here dig their roots deep into soils of sand and limestone. Clearly, El Recio is also determined by climatic and stylistic factors of Toro DO. This Spaniard can literally be described as an Old World wine that is extraordinarily impressive. After the grapes are harvested, they quickly arrive at the winery. Here they are sorted and carefully crushed.
Food recommendation for the El Recio from Bodegas Matsu
This red wine from Spain is best enjoyed at a temperate 15 - 18°C. It is perfect as an accompaniment to vegetable couscous with beef meatballs, lamb stew with chickpeas and dried figs, or stuffed peppers.
Awards for El Recio from Bodegas Matsu
In addition to a good price-pleasure ratio, this red wine from Bodegas Matsu can also boast awards, including medals and top ratings beyond 90 points. In detail, these are for the 2017 vintage
- Mundus Vini - Gold
- Wine Enthusiast - 91 points
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