Candea Tinto, Quinta da Muradella
Organic

Candea Tinto, Quinta da Muradella - 2020

Item # 50577 750mL

From the more continental and mountainous Monterrei, close to the Portuguese border, this is not the green and verdant Galicia you may know. This fresh, medium-bodied blend of Mencía, Arauxa, Garnacha Tintorera, and Mouraton is fermented in tank, with 1/3 whole clusters. Dark berries, flowers, and herb aromas will pair well with chorizo and rapini.

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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


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