Bobal Negro

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Bobal Negro


Bobal Negro By Pepe Hidalgo

APPELLATION OF ORIGIN: Utiel – Requena
TYPE OF WINE: Varietal Premium
GRAPE VARIETY: Bobal
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13,5%
SERVE AT: 16-18ºC

This red wine has been made using a selection of Bobal grapes from vineyards within the upper Utiel Requena region. It has been harvested during the middle of October with yields of under 1 k per vine. Pre-fermentation maceration is carried out at 3º C for a period of four days while it is fermented at 26º C before it remains as pulp for a further ten days. 50% of the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation coated in lightly roasted 12 months in French oak.

Gastronomy

Meat, rice dishes, pasta and stews.

Tasting Notes

This wine has an intense red colour and purple rim. Aromas of rich red fruits and English caramel with slight smoky notes. On the palate it well rounded and full, finishing with light notes of oak from its barrel ageing.

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