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Frontonio Las Alas De Frontonio 2019 750ml
SKU: 03106

Frontonio Las Alas De Frontonio 2019

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750ml
$79.99
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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Origin Spain, Aragón
Brand Frontonio
Alcohol/vol 15.6%
Fresh Grenache and light cherries, hints of thyme and marked soil character.
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The 2019 Las Alas de Frontonio La Tejera was produced with a Garnacha-based field blend, as the 1.4-hectare 85-year-old vineyard where it comes from also has some Macabeo. It's a plot on clay, slate and quartzite soils at 630 meters in altitude with a northwest orientation in the village of Alpartir. They used 100% full clusters for the native fermentation in open-top oak barrels, which allowed them to foot-tread the grapes. The wine matured for 14 months in small (550-liter) oak vats from Italy in a cold underground cellar 17 meters below ground. This has a spectacular nose, subtle and elegant and an improvement even over the great 2018. It's vibrant and pungent, and the tannins are very fine, slightly chalky and give it a nice texture. There's a salty twist on the finish. 2,643 bottles were filled in September 2021.

November 11, 2021

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