Aquilón, Red wine 100% Garnacha (D.O Campo de Borja). We find the top of Bodegas Alto Moncayo. A monovarietal of Garnacha, this wine is a great reference of Campo de Borja and, in addition, it is very well considered by the international criticism. In the nose it is complex and intense, roasted, with mineral prsencia and memories of fruit in jam. Powerful and broad in the mouth, fleshy, fresh and very lively.
Garnacha from 92 hectares of old vines between 60 and 100 years old. Villages planted on floors of red clay mixed with slates that contribute their expressiveness to the wine. Continental weather. The area is very dry and is characterized by low rainfall.
The processes of vinification and elaboration are realized according to the traditional methodology. So that the character of the Garnacha is expressed in fullness, Aging of 24 months in new oak barrels. The wine has not been filtered or clarified for bottling.
Color Deep cherry. In the nose is complex and intense, roasted, mineral, with soups of fruit in jam and roasted (coffee, toffee). Powerful and wide in the mouth, fleshy, fresh and alive, with great concentration of flavor and excellent balance, quality tannins, sweet and enveloping.
Optimum from the moment of purchase until 2020. Decanting is recommended.
Bodegas Alto Moncayo, located in the Campo de Borja Denomination of Origin, was created in 2002 by Jorge Ordóñez, a recognized importer of Spanish wines in the United States and by several national and foreign partners.
It is a winery where only native Garnachas are produced in the area, under the direction of the Australian winemaker Chris Ringland and the winemakers José Luis Chueca and Miguel Sanmartín.
Its objective: to seek the highest quality, with the aim of becoming a winery aimed at being a world reference in the Garnacha variety native to the area, with very high quality wines, very structured, wide mouth, fresh and great concentration of flavor . In short, with “the essence of Grenache”.