Bodegas Hacienda Monasterio (Ribera del Duero):
Hacienda Monasterio is built on an estate of 160 hectares, 78 of which are planted with vineyards. The winery, built between 1991 and 1992, was designed by the French architect Philippe Mazières, who had previously worked in such prestigious wineries as Château Margaux, Château d’Yquem Prieure-Léchiné.
The oenologist Peter Sisseck directs Hacienda Monasterio since 1990.
Hacienda Monasterio 2016:
Hacienda Monasterio 2016 is a red wine from one of the wineries that in recent years has achieved the greatest prestige within the Ribera del Duero. With 80% of Tinto Fino, 10% of Cabernet-Sauvignon and 10% of Merlot from vineyards located on a south-facing slope in the very “golden mile”.
Its nose is very mineral with a touch of licorice very integrated with the tertiary aromas of the barrel.
The palate has a crisp, fresh, fruity and wine-tasting entrance.
It is perfect to accompany sausages, grilled red meats and Castilian roasts.
This wine is undoubtedly one of the most affordable options of this prestigious winery. For its mineral balance and freshness, the 2016 vintage of this Hacienda Monasterio is a great wine to enjoy at any time, in addition to demonstrating great aging potential in the bottle.
Undoubtedly, the perfect orientation to the south, the composition of the soils and the natural drainage of the slopes, together form a perfect microclimate for the cultivation of life.
The final result of this ‘Terroir’ so favorable allows the high quality of the wines of Hacienda Monasterio.