VT Ribera del Queiles (Aragón)
Garnacha Olvidada de Aragón is a red wine from the DO Calatayud, prepared by Project Garnacha in Spain. This is a personal project of Raúl Acha that relies on researching and selecting varietal Grenache from ancient vineyards that best express the essence of this variety.
La garnacha, which come from the Garnacha Project in Spain, produce wines with fruity, fresh and easy drinking character, this fits well with the likes of new consumers.
Garnacha Olvidada de Aragón is made from ancient vineyards in the region of Calatayud, at the western end of Aragon. In a wild and barren landscape, continental climate with extreme temperatures, very low in winter and very high in summer, and where rainfall is scarce. An ideal climate to produce excellent garnacha.
Garnacha Olvidada de Aragón is made from grapes from old grenache vines planted in glass trellises in 1940.
The harvest is done manually during the second week of October as autumn is very favourable for maturation.
Fermentation at less than 25 degrees takes place in concrete tanks of 15,000kg, here they marinate for 17 days. The aging lasts 10 months and is conducted in French oak barrels.
Good entry, firm. Roasted aromas, cocoa and berries. Pleasant and ripe tannins express the performance of this old vineyard.
Intense deep ruby red, garnet rim and bruised reflection. Clean and expressive.
Intense, projecting the nuances of aging for 10 months in French oak barrels (toasted notes and cocoa). Presence of red fruit.