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GARNACHA DE FUEGO

Calatayud

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Towns of Munébrega, Murero, and Paracuellos, Zaragoza, in the south of D.O. Calatayud.

100% Garnacha de Aragón, the oldest clone of Garnacha (Grenache) in the world. Garnacha (Grenache) was first cultivated in this northeastern corner of Spain and transferred across the Mediterranean by the Kingdom of Aragón.

Multiple old mountain vineyards. (El Plano, Barranco de la Rambla, Cerro Verde, Cerro del Cura, La Laguna…)

Between 1945 and 1970.

Traditional dry farmed viticulture. Organic Gobelet trained vines. Cultivated completely by hand, with minimal human intervention. The majority of the vineyards receive no treatments whatsoever.

Cambrian-Silurian slate and quartz soils, partially covered by a thin layer of calcareous Mesozoic soil.

Extreme continental, with drastic temperature swings between day and night. Extremely low levels of precipitations. Drought years are not uncommon.

Hand-harvested and stored in small 20 kg boxes. Fermentation takes place in concrete and stainless steel tanks with wild yeast.

In concrete and stainless steel tanks.

Garnacha de Fuego is a young, fruit forward, authentic expression of the oldest clones of Garnacha in the world. Considered by many to be one of the finest values in the world.