Vine Roots Garnacha Organic
Product: Red wine
Product number, Alko:464097
Certifications: Organic, WFCP (Wineries for Climate Protection)
Packaging: Glass bottle
Closure: Natural cork
Volume: 750 ml
Producer: Bodegas Corral
Region: La Rioja
Acid: 5,7 g/l
Res. Sugar: 1,8 g/l
Alcohol content: 14% vol
Serving temperature: 15° C
Grape varieties: Granacha 100%
Colour: Black cherry
Nose: Aromas of spices, oak, black fruits, and liquorice.
Mouth: Good acidity helps to balance the alcohol and fruit, medium to long finish with fine tannins giving a structured finish
Soil: Calcareous clay
Vinification: Grapes are harvested when they are fully ripe, with good balance of sugar and acidity and round tannins in skins and seeds. Clusters are destemmed and tanks filled with the crushed berries. Fermentation begins with a cold temperatures in order to increase fresh fruit aromas and finishes at higher temperatures to boost concentration and structure. It usually take three-weeks to separate the free run new wine from the pomace.
Aging: American oak 225 ltr barrels for 6 months. Further bottle ageing in cellar
Awards and recognitions: V2023 Decanter Awards, Bronze 88 pts.
Information about the producer: Bodegas Corral began selling their own wines in 1898 during the rush of Bordeaux producers coming to Rioja to buy quality wines. Today the family feel exists and the latest generation has supported a move to 100% organic production and various sustainability programs to ensure the winery survives for future generations.
The producer’s personal opinion about the product: A limited production 100% Garnacha from old vines from a small plot of land. The style and presentation is distinctly modern Spain and shows a new direction for Rioja.
Enjoy together with: Kalops, elk, reindeer, mushrooms