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Breca Old Vine Garnacha 2013
An authentic, natural, and traditional wine produced from the original Garnacha, which was first cultivated in Aragón in the 7th Century, and spread around Europe by the Medieval Kingdom of Aragón. Calatayud produces a unique expression of Garnacha due to its geographic and climactic conditions. As Spain’s highest altitude region for the production of Garnacha, the temperature swings are radical – up to 60°F in the summer. This produces wines with deep color and character, This wine is bright cherry color with a garnet edge. On the nose, initial ripe fruit mixes with spicy aromas and creamy, toasty, notes from complex oak. The lasting bouquet ends with chocolate and an earthy character. On the palate, this wine is powerful, rich, and toasty. Balanced acidity and ripe tannins linger on the finish.
Pair with red or game meats, and rice.as well as lively acidity.