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Guelbenzu ‘Evo’ 2013

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Guelbenzu

Evo means "duration of eternal things", this name is intended to reflect the potential aging capacity of this wine.

Meet the producer

Established since the mid-nineteenth century, Guelbenzu built a new winery in Vierlas, in 2001. With just 46 hectares...

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Production

The grapes are sourced from vines in the Finca La Lomabana vineyard, in the Ribera del Queiles (pronounced kay-les), with an average age of 10 years. The grape must is fermented in stainless steel, then undergoes malolactic fernmentation in oak vats. It is aged in French oak for 12 months, then in bottle for a further 2 years.

Tasting notes

Complex aromas of cassis, liquorice and cigar box. This rich and powerful red has further black fruit, balsamic and spicy oak notes - full bodied yet elegant with ripe tannins and a lingering finish.

Food match

Perfect with roast lamb, duck or cassoulet.

Awards

2013 Vintage

Sommelier Wine Awards 2020

Gold

2011 Vintage

IWC 2017

Bronze

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