Vega Sindoa El Chaparral Grenache 2001

Grenache from Spain

Price: $13.99 $11.99
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Item No. 75447
  • RP90
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Winemaker's Notes

"Reveals a southern Rhone-like character in its kirsh liqueur, licorice, and pepper-scented bouquet. Medium-bodied with impressive fruit, tremendous freshness, and lively acidity, this is a tasty Spanish red to drink now and over the next 3-4 years... terrific bargains."
-Wine Advocate

100% old vine Garnacha, estate bottled. This is a wine made from old vines between 60 to over 100 years old found in 40 separate parcels that surround the town of Anorbe. These parcels are located in what the loacals call chaparral, an area of high bushes made up of a type of Spanish oak tree. Yielding only 1.25 tons/acre, this vines are from small plots that were abandoneed by the old winegrowers because of their low yields. The closest Garnacha vineyards in Spain to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Although the Valley of Valdizarbe has always been considered one of the best areas of production in Navarra and viticulture there is centuries-old, it almost disappeared due to the depressed prices of grapes and extreme weather conditions. This winery is one of the first to bring the vineyards back to the valley by the hands of an energetic winemaker, Concha Vecino, and an innovative vineyard manager, Jose Manuel Urricelqui.

Learn About Other Spain

The third largest country in production, Spain ranks first in land under vine. Diversity and innovation are the key factors bringing Spain back into the world wine market. The most popular red varieties of Spain include Tempranillo and Garnacha (Grenache). Whites don't garner quite as much recognition, but there are some regional varieties not to be missed, like Albarino...

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Learn About Grenache

Grenache (greh-NAASH) Sun-Worshiper This sun-worshiping grape gets ripe and loves hot, dry weather. Popular in Spain (called Garnacha), Australia and the southern Rhone region of France, Grenache is the primary grape in regions such as Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Tavel, and Priorat. It's often tamed by less fleshy, more structured grapes like Syrah...

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