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2006 Bodegas Berberana Reserva Clasico 1877 'Reservas Privadas', Mentrida, Spain

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Wine Notes
Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
International Wine & Spirit Competition 2011 Bronze
Mundus Vini 2010 Gold

Price History for 2006 Bodegas Berberana Reserva Clasico 1877 'Reservas Privadas', Mentrida, Spain
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Grape Variety

Grenache (Garnacha) is a red-wine grape grown extensively in France, Spain, Australia and the United States. It is a particularly versatile both in the vineyard and the winery, which may explain why it is one of the most widely distributed grapes in the world.

Grenache is the French (and most internationally recognized) name for the grape, but it has a number of synonyms. In Spain, where it is grown extensively, it is known as Garnacha, and on the island of Sardinia it has been known for centuries as Cannonau. Some believe that the grape originated in Sardinia, and was taken back to Spain by the Aragonese, who occupied the island in the 14th Century.

In France Grenache is most widely planted in the southern Rhone Valley and throughout both ...more


Region
  • Mentrida is a wine region in the north-eastern corner of the Toledo province, in Castilla-La Mancha, central Spain. Winemaking here dates back to the 12th Century, although today, the industry remains relatively small.

    Mentrida was awarded DO status in 1976, but its progress stalled for many years as it continued its long tradition of producing basic wines aimed at local consumers, rather than adopting the quality-focused approach of many other Spanish wine regions. However, this reputation is changing and the designation in fact houses the renowned Dominio de Valdepusa (Marqués de Griñón) winery. 

    Mentrida is skirted by the Sierra de Gredos mountain range to the north-east and is bounded by three rivers – the Alberche, Guadarrama and Tagus – in the east, west and south ...more

  • Castilla-La Mancha is a large region which lies south and east of the Spanish capital Madrid. Although famous for its Manchego cheese and Don Quixote, Castilla-La Mancha also has a deep cultural history here; scattered throughout the region are various World Heritage sites, including medieval castles, Stone Age rock paintings, and the historic cities of Toledo and Cuenca.

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