2015 Forjas del Salnes Finca Genoveva Caino

- 750 ml
96
RP
Availability: Out of Stock
$62.95
Availability: Out of stock
Product ID
80571-750-AI

Wine Critic Reviews:

As much as I liked the 2013 and 2014, I was truly gobsmacked by the 2015 Finca Genoveva Caino, which is like a rounder, more powerful and integrated, harmonious version of the 2013. Here, the acidity is nicely coated by juicy fruit, and the mineral core is even more evident. This is truly outstanding... Really amazing: super aromatic, super intense, super complex, super mineral, super everything! 900 bottles...

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

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Availability Out of Stock
Vintage 2015
Format 750 ml
Color Red
Country Spain: Great wines tell a story of not just the soil they come from, but the people whose hands did all the work. Spain is an incredibly rich and important country when it comes to wine, with plenty of stories to tell. Whether you're a fan of the wonderful Tempranillo varietal or you prefer a touch of classy white Albarino, Spain offers something for everyone. It's a joy to immerse yourself in the culture and explore all the diverse styles and blends. If this sounds appealing to you, then you should treat yourself to at least one of Spain's finest wines, and lose yourself in its complexities. You will almost certainly walk away from that experience with your passion for wine set ablaze like never before.
Producer Forjas del
Rating 96 RP
Region Galicia: Initially set in motion by Romans and very much continued today, the winemaking tradition in Galicia is long and rich. The sheer amount of time spent carefully tending to these vineyards, learning and adjusting strategies of growing bountiful vintages and producing wine warrants respect even from those who don't consider themselves wine enthusiasts. Those who do, however, have that much more to discover and fall in love with in Galicia. Its position by the Atlantic, steep cliffs, rolling hills, and rivers all seem to be coated in lush verdure, earning the region its title as the Spanish green corner. Vineyards can be found mostly alongside the river Mino in the cool, wet yet sunny climate characteristic to Galicia. The grapes grown here include Albarino, Torrontes, Godello, Loureiro and more. They are predominantly made into crisp, light, opulent white wines (Rias Baixas) remarkably similar to Portuguese Vinho Verde. Due to the challenging terroir, red grapes generally struggle to grow in Galicia and only the warmest, sunniest parts of this region produce red wines, typically of a light and fragrant character. Though not as famous, these enigmatic elixirs tell a compelling story and offer a unique perspective into Galician culture and way of life.
Type of Wine Spain Red: Spanish wines shouldn't be overlooked under any circumstances, as there are plenty of extraordinary wines coming from this country. There are also lots of grape varietals grown all over Spain. Some of the most gorgeous red varieties are the early-harvested Tempranillo, raspberry-flavored Garnacha, Bobal, Monastrell, as well as Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, and Merlot.
OWC No
Varietal Other
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