Red wines

2007 Cabernet Sauvignon – a dry robust red wine. This wine was aged in oak barrels resulting in flavors of soft tannins, vanilla, black currant and tobacco. It’s a Silver Medal winner at the NM State Fair Wine Tasting.

2007 Merlot – a medium bodied dry red wine with hints of berry, plum, and currant. The dos Viejos vintage is perhaps more full bodied and bold than typical Merlots. It’s a Silver Medal winner at the NM State Fair Wine Tasting.

2005 Shiraz – also known as syrah. It is a bold dry red wine characterized by flavors/aromas of blackberry, chocolate, espresso and black pepper. It’s a Bronze Medal winner at the NM State Fair Wine Tasting.

2006 Sangiovese – a red, medium bodied fruity wine – a wonderful Compliment to any meal. Sangiovese is the main grape in Chianti wine.

2007 Tempranillo – is a softer but full bodied red wine. The grape originated in Spain. It is the main grape used in Rioja.

2008 Genache - semi-dry red wine. The Grenache grape is one of the most widely grown red wine grape in the world. This vintage has a spicy flavor with a tobacco undertone.

2007 Mission – Mission grapes were introduced from Spain by Franciscan missionaries in the early 1800s. The grapes utilized by Dos Viejos were grown from cuttings taken from original vines planted in La Luz, NM about 1860. It is a semi-dry light bodied red wine.



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