Having started a project in 2013 in Ribeira Sacra, Galicia, Curro Barreño and Jesús Olivares wanted to explore old vines on the granitic slopes of the Gredos Mountains. They are reviving Garnacha, Albillo and Moscadel vineyards (30-80yrs) at high altitude, 700-850mtrs. Winemaking is low-fi and with indigenous yeasts and whole bunches, at low temperatures to favour a gentle extraction of colour and phenolics.
Case of 6 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £116.87
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price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £19.48
N.B. This is grown at 450 metres on granitic soils. Pigeage – the punching down of the “cap” of skins and stalks – is done by foot.
This is a touch shy at present, but swirling activates aromas of red cherry, nut and dark spices. The palate is simply lovely: cool, crisp and red. There’s superb definition here and the piquant mineral structure, including the most superbly fresh and refreshing tannins. This is a lovely thing all ‘round. Bowes Wine original note
“The profile is quite different—this feels cooler, more vertical, very intense and long, with a granite-driven texture. It finishes long and tasty. Amazing!” Luis Gutierrez
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