Humboldt Sweet Red Wine 2001 95p Penin Guide
- 12.96 € 14.40 €
- Brand: Vinos Humboldt
- Reference: 316542140050
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Humboldt Sweet Red Wine 2001
95 POINTS PEÑIN GUIDE
Type: Sweet Red 2001 aged
Producer: Bodegas Insulares de Tenerife, s.a.
Bottle volume: 37.5 cl.
Alcoholic degree: 18º
Why Humboldt? Bodegas Insulares Tenerife, has bottled sweet wines under this brand made with grapes from the Tacoronte-Acentejo region that stand out for their uniqueness and quality, being a benchmark within Canarian wines. This wine is also inspired by the figure of the distinguished scientist Alejandro de Humboldt who was on the island of Tenerife and said he had not seen in all his travels "such a varied, attractive and harmonious picture".
Elaboration: It is a sweet liqueur wine. When the fermentation reaches 8 natural degrees, the wine brandy is added. The fermentation time is 15 days and the fermentation temperature is between 25 and 28ºC.
Aging: 15 years in American oak barrels.
Grape variety: 100% Listan Negro.
Tasting notes: High layer red wine. The red color predominates with shades of tile (tejada). On the nose it is of high intensity, overripe fruit, dried apricots, dried figs, as well as noble woods and tobacco, hints of coffee and cocoa. On the palate it is intense, unctuous with flavors, broad and with nuances of fruit compote and sweetness (fruits in brandy). Balance of its tannins and alcohol. Unique and elegant staff.
Consumption recommendations: Service temperature: 10ºC.
Pairing: Blue cheeses, strong cured cheeses, chocolate...
Bodegas Insulares of Tenerife Winery:
Bodegas Insulares de Tenerife is made up of wine growers from the Tacoronte-Acentejo region, located in the north of the island of Tenerife, and as of the 2005 harvest, also by the Icod de Los Vinos Comarcal Winery, further north in the region. Island. In this way, it has gone from 170 members in 1992, the date of its constitution, to 803 winegrowers, of which 704 belong to Bodega de Tacoronte and 99 to Bodega de Icod.
After rigorous maturation controls, the quality of the grapes in the field and the production processes in the cellar allow us to achieve excellent wines that have achieved great prestige both on the islands and abroad, deserving of hundreds of national and international awards and recognitions.
The work of Bodegas Insulares Tenerife, based on obtaining high-quality wines, the most renowned in the Canary Islands, can be considered the one that is having the most positive impact on a greater number of winegrowers, guaranteeing profitable grape prices , effectively supporting the maintenance of many family economies in the two counties and ultimately being a factor, perhaps the most important in the Canary Islands, linking winegrowers to the territory and therefore maintaining hundreds of hectares of vineyards that, in turn, they make our landscape maintain its beauty and charm.
The sale of alcohol to minors under the age of 18 is prohibited. Responsible consumption is recommended.