Posts tagged red fruit

Tempranillo is an incredible grape variety widely used in Spain and Portugal. It is used in the production of one of the worlds’ most fantastic fortified wines, Port. In Spain Rioja and Ribera del Duero it shines.

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Cabernet Sauvignon

The worlds' most famous red wine grape. Descendant of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc. Planted in warmer regions as tends to ripen later. Powerful aromas of blackcurrant, and if matured in new oak, aromas of cedar and tobacco can be seen. In youth deep purple in colour, ages well. The grapes are small but thick skinned-high ratio of colour matter and tannins to juice.  

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