Montsant, Terroir Sense Frontera Vèrtebra
Organic

Montsant, Terroir Sense Frontera Vèrtebra - 2019

Item # 48099 750mL

Entirely Grenache from 80 year-old vines planted atop La Figuera mountain, this dry red come from red clay soils. Whole cluster fermentation takes place in cement with wild yeast. It sees 6 months in cement before bottling. This medium-bodied red is herbaceous, with dark fruits and licorice. Pair with blood sausage and fava beans.

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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


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Spain

Central to the Spanish winemaking philosophy is the belief that wine should be released only when it is ready to be consumed, and not a moment before. Spanish wine law focuses squarely on this issue: the terms Crianza, Reserva and Gran Reserva are highly regulated indicators of the amount of time a wine has aged prior to its release. In Rioja, Navarra, and the Ribera del Duero (which have the most stringent requirements) red Crianzas must be aged a minimum of two years; Reservas, at least three...

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Grenache

The Grenache grape (a.k.a. Grenache Noir) produces relatively pale, fruity red wines that often stop just short of sweetness. Grenache is familiar to most wine drinkers as an ingredient in the blends of the Rhône and Languedoc-Roussillon, where it can add charm to varieties that are a little rougher around the edges. The distinguished Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Gigondas appellations are both characterized by significant percentages of Grenache, while in Tavel and Lirac the grape is used to make...

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Terroir

“Terroir” means earth or soil in French. In the wine world, terroir refers to the physical conditions of a region, a vineyard site, or any parcel of vine-populated land. Terroir is the interplay between soil and climate and the impact of these elements on a wine. 


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