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Pena El Gato Garnacha Viñas Centenarias, Organic, Juan Carlos Sancha, Rioja DOCa, Spain 2018

Rioja, Spain

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Tasting Notes

This wine made from grapes from 102 years old vines has an intense dark cherry colour with violet rim. Aromatically, it has a spicy character with notes of chocolate and green pepper (this latter is typical of this variety). On the palate, it is a full-bodied wine, with refreshing acidity, velvety tannins, and persistence in mouth.

Food Matches

Grilled lamb chops, Meat stews & Walnuts and chocolate

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2018

Style Full & Rich Reds

Country Spain

Region Rioja

Grower Name Juan Carlos Sancha

Grape Variety Garnacha

ABV 14.50%

Closure Natural Cork

Bottle Size 75cl

Allergens Sulphites

Method Organic, Vegan

SKU PENAELGATOR18

Grower

Juan Carlos Sancha

Located in Baños de Río Tobía, Rioja Alta, one of the best-known wine-producing regions of Spain is Bodegas Juan Carlos Sancha. Juan Carlos is a pioneer of modern Rioja, creating pure, terroir driven organic wines with very subtle use of oak. He is most famous for producing varietal wines from the grapes Maturana and Tempranillo Blanco both of which… Read More

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Region

Rioja

Rioja

Rioja is the best known wine-producing region in Spain, situated towards the north of the country and producing mostly red and a small amount of white wines. The name 'Rioja' comes from the local river, the 'Rio Oja ', a tributary of the River Ebro. The region can be divided into three distinct sub-regions - namely Rioja Alta, Rioja Alavesa and Rioja Baja.… Read More

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