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Frontonio Telescopico Carignan, IGP Valdejalón, Spain

Valdejalón, Spain

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Tasting Notes

Bright Ruby color. The wine expresses red cherry and aromas of red currant with white pepper, basil and smoked suggestions. It is fresh, vibrant and medium bodied with velvety tannins and intense red fruits with a very fresh and spicy taste. The smoked flavors of the barrels used are really elegant and subtle.

Food Matches

Beef Brisket & Cured Meats & Butternut Squash

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2016

Style Medium Bodied Reds

Country Spain

Region Valdejalón

Grower Name Bodegas Frontonio

Grape Variety Carignan

ABV 14.00%

Closure Natural Cork

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16144118

Grower

Bodegas Frontonio

Bodegas Frontonio

a garage, old vines, and a dream Fernando Mora MW was a wind engineer who fell completely in love with wine and decided he would become a winemaker. His journey began with 28 vines that he planted in his grandparents garden in Aragon, Zaragoza which he then used to make wine in his bathtub. Today, he has become Spain's second ever Master of Wine, the most prestigious… Read More

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Region

Valdejalón

Valdejalón

Located in the Zaragoza province, Valdejalón is nestled between the Ebro Vally and the Iberian System. The vineyards are dotted along the Jalón River, which is 353m above sea level. Here there is a continental climate with Mediterranean influences from the Ebro Valley. This area experiences a range of temperatures with mild temperatures in the spring and autumn,… Read More

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Grape

Carignan

Carignan is a late-ripening, black grape variety mainly cultivated in southern France and appearing equally frequently as a 100% varietal and blended wine. It also plays a major part in the Priorat wines of Spain, known locally as Carinena, where some of the finest Carignan dominated wines are to be found. Usually cultivated using the bush vine method, it produces dark, rich… Read More

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