From award-winning winemaker Javier Domeque, El Bombero Gran Reserva is a premium edition of an old favourite. From Cariñena, a region, synonymous with delicious wines and great value, this mellow 2014 Gran Reserva was aged a full three years in oak.
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Full-bodied, lingering plum, raspberry and smoky vanilla spice
Dark berry and sweet smoky spice. A hint of vanilla
Big Red El Bombero has been a top choice with customers for over 20 years. And in special vintages, winemaker Javier Domeque crafts a sophisticated Gran Reserva version using the pick of the crop from his oldest vines. To qualify for Gran Reserva status, the wine was aged in oak for three years with further time in bottle prior to release. It’s made mostly from Garnacha, an important component of many full bodied Spanish reds (and also of Châteauneuf du Pape), with a generous portion of juicy Tempranillo for added flavour. It's a touch more refined than El Bombero itself, but still full of rich berry flavour and with delicious spicy complexity from American oak. Drinking perfectly right now with roast lamb, game or a selection of tapas.
"Smooth, full bodied great flavour. Worth the extra price over standard El Bombero!"
Online Review For the 2013 vintage
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