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2013 Melior 3

75cl Volume


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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2013
Appellation:VT Castilla y León (Castilla y León, Spain)
Winery: Matarromera
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Tempranillo (100%), Tinta de Toro
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%
The 2013 Melior 3 ($14.43) of Matarromera: a red wine from VT Castilla y León with the best tinta de toro and tempranillo grapes from the 2013 vintage and presents an alcohol content of 13%. Drinks&Co users reviewed this red wine with 4,2 of 5 points while experts give the following evaluation: peñín: 84.

Description of 2013 Melior 3

2013 Melior 3 (Tempranillo and Tinta de Toro)


  • View: The 2013 Melior 3 has dark and intense purple color.
  • Nose: Aromas of red and black fruit accompanied by balsamic and spicy notes.
  • Mouth: Round body, sweet tannins and well structured.

APPELLATION: VT Castilla y León

VINEYARD: Bodega Matarromera. The variety "tempranillo" comes from vineyards located in Pago Pago de Valdevaniego and the Costanas, while the variety "Tinta de Toro" comes from vineyards located in Pago de La Calera. The vineyards are aged between 15 and 50 years and reach an altitude between 600 and 900 m.s.n.m. A climatological level, 2013 presented a spring with lower temperatures than usual and autumn rains threatening forward the harvesting of the grapes. The soil is characterized as sandy, chalky and frank providing sufficient nutrients and minerals to the vine.

GRAPES: Tempranillo and Tinta de Toro

AGING: Aged in French and American oak for 12 months.

PREPARATION: The harvest is done manually with double selection in vineyard and cellar. They are then partially destemmed and gently pressed. The fermentation is carried out at controlled temperature. a first raising each variety is done separately in American oak barrels from the forests of Missouri and once the wines are assembled, the ends Allié French oak aging.

WINE PAIRING: Red meats, roasts and game dishes.



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The Winery



Matarromera is included within the Matarromera group, which includes several wineries in Ribera del Duero, Rueda and crayfish.

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Reviews of 2013 Melior 3


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A very nice Ribera
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Melior 2013

4 /5

TASTING NOTES OF 2013 Melior 3 Crianza Matarromera:
- View: intense purplish dark cardinal edges. Clean and bright.
- Nose: complex, elegant mineral and red fruits, black fruits and ink of Ribera del Duero, black fruit, balsamic Toro, in harmony with its spicy aromas of the barrel, between lactones and roasted hardwood.
- Mouth: powerful, round and well structured. Sweet tannins with clean polished wood.

APPELLATION: Ribera del Duero.
VINEYARD: Matarromera
GRAPES: Tempranillo (Tinta de Toro).

WINE PAIRING: Red meat, cheese, ham and sausages.
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Melior 3 2013

4 /5

- View: 2013 Melior has an important layer of dark cardinal and purple tones. Shown clean and bright.
- Nose: a remarkable complexity of primary, ripe fruit of the range of strawberry and raspberry, blending well with tertiary species breeding, highlighting flavors coffee, licorice and vanilla perceived.
- Mouth: The palate has a bulky and heavy body, yet lively and fresh. Notable step with major sweet tannins. Important fruit sensations, including touches of clean wood, with long lingering finish.

PAIRING: Join superbly with all kinds of sausages, meats and cheeses.
GRAPES: 100% Tempranillo
CELLAR: Matarromera
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Melior 2013