A bright, cherry-flavoured red, refreshing and easy to drink. The name stems from the fact that it is made from Cariñena, grown around the town of Cariñena within DO Cariñena – hence 3C! Variety: 100 % Cariñena Region: Cariñena Appelation: Cariñena Winery: Luis Seabra Vintage: 2013 Ageing: None Farming: Sustainable Alcohol % ABV: 14% Allergens & Misc. Ingredients: Contains Sulphites and Sulphur Dioxide
The town of Cariñena is thought to be the birthplace of the Carignan grape, it also gives its name to a DO. The three Cs of the name refer to the grape, the denominación and the fact that the producer is based in the town itself. The Grandes Vino vineyards are spread over the slopes of the Sierra de Algairén - between the Huerva and Jalón rivers. Vines are around 30 years old and planted at altitudes between 500 and 700 meters above sea level on stony soils with layers of minerals.
Viticulture is sustainable.
Fermentation is temperature controlled in stainless steel, the wine is bottled Shortly after fermentation is complete, without ageing.
A bright, cherry-flavoured red, light in tannin with refreshing, sweet fruit, making for a moreish, easy-drinking wine.