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2011 Jean León Cabernet Sauvignon Penedès Gran Reserva La Scala

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2011 Jean León Cabernet Sauvignon Penedès Gran Reserva La Scala

Single Bottle - Standard - 750ml


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The 2011 Vinya La Scala Cabernet Sauvignon Gran Reserva was produced with grapes from eight hectares of vines planted in 1963 on soils rich in calcium carbonate and active limestone. The grapes fermented in stainless steel vats for 12 days followed by 18 days of maceration and malolactic, then the wine aged in French oak barrels for 27 months. The first vintage of this wine is 1969. There are always notes of garrigue, of Mediterranean underbrush, minty with a dusty, earthy touch. It has a tasty palate, fine tannins and good balance. The oak feels better integrated than in other recent vintages. 9,352 bottles were filled in June 2014.

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Jean Leon is a boutique winery founded in 1963 by Jean Leon, a visionary who materialized his two great dreams: to open the most luxurious restaurant in Hollywood and to make an exclusive wine to delight his select clientele. The winery, owned by the Torres Family since 1994, is a pioneer in the cultivation of the Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay varieties in Spain and in obtaining the recognition of "Finca Wine". Since the 2012 vintage all its wines are certified as organic. A MAN