The powerful Sió Negre from Bodegas Ribas shimmers into the glass with a dense purple color. Swiveling the wine glass, this red wine reveals a high viscosity, which shows in church windows at the edge of the glass. In the glass, this red wine from Bodegas Ribas presents aromas of plum, complemented by blueberry, cinnamon and nutmeg. On the palate, the Sió Negre of Bodegas Ribas opens pleasantly aromatic, fruity and balanced. On the tongue, this punchy red wine is characterized by an immensely velvety texture. In the finish, this youthful red wine from the wine-growing region of the Balearic Islands finally inspires with good length. There are again hints of plum. In the aftertaste, mineral notes of the gravel-dominated soils join in.
Vinification of the Sió Negre from Bodegas Ribas
The powerful Sió Negre from Spain is a cuvée, pressed from the grape varieties Cabernet Sauvignon, Manto Negro, Merlot and Syrah. The grapes grow under optimal conditions in the Balearic Islands. The vines here dig their roots deep into soils of gravel. Sió Negre is an Old World wine through and through, as this Spaniard exudes an extraordinary European charm that clearly underscores the success of Old World wines. The berries for this red wine from Spain are harvested, at the time of optimal ripeness, exclusively by hand. After the hand harvest, the grapes quickly reach the press house. Here they are sorted and carefully broken up. Fermentation follows in small wood at controlled temperatures. Fermentation is followed by 12 months of aging in French oak barrels.
Food recommendation for Bodegas Ribas Sió Negre
This Spaniard is best enjoyed at a temperature of 15 - 18°C. It is perfect as an accompanying wine to vegetable stew with pesto, leek tortilla or veal steak with beans and tomatoes.
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