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Botijo Rojo Garnacha, Valdejalón, Spain

Valdejalón, Spain

BOTIJOR16
IWC 2017 Commended

Tasting Notes

A lovely pomegranate red colour with intense aromas of cherries, blackberries, and the slight spice of pepper. This is a bold, fresh and fruity wine with balanced tannins and minerality, reflecting the simplicity and ingenuity of its namesake.

Food Matches

Steak tartare & Game & Venison

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2016

Style Full & Rich Reds

Country Spain

Region Valdejalón

Grower Name Bodegas Frontonio

Grape Variety Grenache / Garnacha

ABV 14.00%

Closure Natural Cork

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16144431

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

Grenache / Garnacha

Grenache / Garnacha

Grenache is a high-quality black grape common in red wines of Southern France (most famously Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Gigondas) and Spain, where it is known as Garnacha. It is also found in large quantities of Cotes du Rhone and appears regularly in rosés of the south of France, notably Tavel and Lirac.It is well-suited to traditional bush vine viticulture in hot, dry… Read More

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