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Rafael Cambra "La Bon Homme" Rosé

2017 | Spain | Valencia 750 ml | 13.00 %
  • Tastes like
  • Cherry
  • Good with
  • Chicken
  • Cheese
  • Its also
  • Ecological
  • 90+
¥135
  • Product details

    Description:

    Rafael Cambra is one of the most enigmatic and innovative young winemakers in Spain. The core of his philosophy is to minimise human influence throughout the winemaking process to achieve the purest and most authentic wines that express the true potential of their exceptional vineyards.

    La Bonne Homme Rosé is made from 100% mature-vine Monastrell. It’s pale salmon colour, with fresh cherry on the nose, releasing a subtle taste of a fresh plums and wild herbs, uplifting the fruit’s natural sweetness and ending with a long, clean, dry finish. Rated 90/100 by James Suckling  

    Variety Description

    Monastrell:

    Mourvèdre (also known as Mataró or Monastrell) is a red wine grape variety that is grown in many regions around the world including the Rhône and Provence regions of France, Spain, California and the Australian regions of South Australia and New South Wales. In addition to making red varietal wines, Mourvèdre is a prominent component in "GSM" (Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvedre) blends. The variety is also used to make rosé and port-style fortified wines. Mourvèdre tends to produce tannic wines that can be high in alcohol.

    Country Description

    Spain:

    Spain is the most widely wine producing country in the world, but the dry, infertile soil found in many Spanish wine regions makes low yields making Spain only the third largest wine producing country. The country has an abundance of native grape varieties, with over 400 varieties planted throughout Spain though 80 percent of the country's wine production is from only 20 grapes. Major Spanish wine regions include the Rioja and Ribera del Duero which is known for their Tempranillo production; Valdepeñas, known for high quality tempranillo at low prices; Jerez, the home of the fortified wine Sherry; Rías Baixas in the northwest region of Galicia that is known for its white wines made from Albariño and Catalonia which includes the Cava and still wine producing regions of the Penedès as well the Priorat region.

    Region Description

    Valencia:

    Valencia wine region is divided into two separate zones, each one of which produces a different type of wine, both located in the middle-east of Spain. The Valentino sub-zone, located to the northwest, is the largest one and its vineyards slope gently upwards from the coastal plain towards the interior of the province. The Clariano sub-zone is to the south, further away from the other three sub-zones and close to the towns of Játiva and Gandía. Merseguera is the most characteristic white variety in the area others include Merseguera, Malvasía, Pedro Ximénez, Monastrell, Garnacha Tintorera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot noir and Merlot.