El Sombrero '08
A powerful handcrafted red from Baja; El Sombrero is an imaginative blend of Cabernet, Merlot and Tempranillo. With a massive amount of rich red and black fruits. The wine is powerful, yet very well rounded and smooth.El Sombrero will keep and continue to improve for many years ahead.
Made in extremely limited quantities from low yielding vines, El Sombrero is characterized by its intensity of color, concentration of fruit flavor, an elegant, balanced structure and long fine tannins. It is literally Mexico's finest premium wine.
Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo, Merlot
The Sombrero is a symbol of Mexican pride and respect showing masculinity, power, and agility. The Mexican sombrero has become a national and cultural symbol, and is often used in traditional Mexican celebrations.
Sombrero hats were center stage in the traditional Mexican hat dance. In this treasured folk tale, a poor peasant is in love with a beautiful maiden to flirt with her, he tosses his sombrero, a prized possession, on the ground as an offering of his generosity when the girl accepts his entreaties, she dances upon the brim of the hat.
Valle de Guadalupe
Viñas de Garza
A powerful handcrafted red from Baja. El Sombrero is an imaginative blend of Cabernet, Merlot and Tempranillo made from the classic and favorite varieties from Guadalupe Valley. This wine is characterized by its intensity of color, concentration of red and black fruits flavor, an elegant, balanced structure and long fine tannins. The best thing it’s a wine that will continue improving for many years.
600 each year
Food Pairing Notes
Beef, duck, lamb, roast chicken, wild game, squab; mushrooms, wild rice; mild cow and goat cheese; tuna or salmon.