This is a wine I tasted at Bodegas San Alejandro for the DO Calatayud Report last spring. Quite simply, it’s 100% Grenache, aged in concrete (tanks and eggs) with only neutral French and American oak barrels briefly touching it. Created to be a fragrant take on Grenache (thus the name which means “aroma” in Greek) it was definitely aromatic, perfumed with red fruits that led to a deft, light palate, that still held enough mid palate weight, driving the wine into a lingering finish. There’s sufficient acidity to tease out […]

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