Matsu El Picaro 2018

Matsu El Picaro

Dry

Bold

Tannic

Type Red Wine
Varietal Tempranillo
Country Spain
Region Toro
Vintage 2018
Alcohol 14.50% ABV
Notes Organic
Flavours of Matsu El Picaro 2018
Sweetness
Acidity
Tannins
Body
Finish

Tasting Notes: This is a dry & medium-bodied style of red wine with rather strong dark cherry fruit flavours.

Due to its very noticeable amount of tannins, low acidity, & dry clove-like spice flavour that becomes apparent on the moderate length & somewhat bitter finish, this wine is best paired with heavy red meat dishes or tapas.

Description: Meaning "the rogue one" in Spanish, this red wine is made from 100% Tempranillo grapes that were harvested from 90 year old vines planted in the Toro region located in north western Spain.

The winery that produces this wine, Bodega Matsu, crafts their wines to be completely biodynamic, with this particular one being aged in oak for at least one year before being bottled, which serves to add distinct amounts of drying spice flavour to an otherwise fruit-forward wine.

Food Pairings

Ribs

Beef Ribs

Piece of Steak

Braised Beef

Burger

Lamb Burger

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