This Garnacha old vines shows the uniqueness of this variety grown in Guerinda Mountains area. Red bright and light color. It has a delicious complexity on the
nose with aromas such us tasty fruits (cherry), sweet spices or mint. All of them covered by balsamic and wild herbs aromas. Subtle oaky hints, due to light
toasted barrel, that gives it balsamic and mineral character. Is soft and fresh on the palate. Very rounded and well balanced, with silky tannins and an elegant acidity. Persistent and pleasant lingering finish.
Bodegas Máximo Abete is a small family winery located in San Martín de Unx in the DO Navarra of Northern Spain. Yoanna and Maria, the daughters of Máximo (the founder and namesake of the winery) run all aspects of the operation, alongside Yoanna’s husband Juanma. They are dedicated to an artisanal philosophy, with their limited production being sold in the local wine store of San Martín de Unx, along with select boutique distributors and importers around the globe. They harvest grapes from their dry-farmed parcels of land spread out through the Baja Montaña subregion of DO Navarra – the most mountainous region of the DO. They favor fewer kilos for better quality.
Grenache thrives in any warm, Mediterranean climate where ample sunlight allows its clusters to achieve full phenolic ripeness. While Grenache's birthplace is Spain (there called Garnacha), today it is more recognized as the key player in the red blends of the Southern Rhône, namely Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Côtes du Rhône and its villages. Somm Secret—The Italian island of Sardinia produces bold, rustic, single varietal Grenache (there called Cannonau). California, Washington and Australia have achieved found success with Grenache, both flying solo and in blends.