Wine

El Jardin de las Iguales

2016 Garnacha

BLEND | 100% Garnacha

VINEYARDS | Handpicked grapes from a dry farmed, organic vineyard (El Jardin de las Iguales) with 80-100 year old vines. The soils are limestone and blue slate and range from 400-1030 meters elevation (this vineyard is extreme!).

WINEMAKING | Wild yeast primary and malolactic fermentation followed by sixteen months aging in 456L François Frères oak barrels.

PRESS | 95 WA
“This has a different profile, subtler, with great perfume, an herbal side, spicy and floral, with some citrus-like freshness. It’s extremely elegant and vibrant, yet shows restraint, a wine that really transported me to the vineyard where these old vines grow, showing it has a true sense of place. It’s quite unique, coming from a zone (Alpartir), where the old timers considered the best wines from the zone, to be produced. I think they have discovered something really important here. I previewed the 2017 and even the fermenting 2018, and the wines show a common thread.” - Luis Gutierrez

Organic

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