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Primary Notes: Blackberry Licorice
Body: Medium +
Origin & Awards
Origin: Alicante, Spain
Maker: Bodegas Volver
Grape: Grenache (Garnacha, Cannonau)
Fermentation: Heavy Wood
Serving Temperature: Best enjoyed at 15 - 16 degrees
Asian Food Pairing: braised meat, claypot
Western Food Pairing: stew beef, grilled ribs
Bodegas Volver Quinta del 67' 2019
Bodegas Volver Quinta del 67' has a velvety deep red. The complex aromas of ripe dark berries, spicy, and some balsamic aromas makes you salivate. On the palate with a lot of structure, silky tannin and lots of fruit, chocolate, liquorice. Long and persistent finish. Very powerful and with a long life ahead. This wine is a new project of Rafael Cañizares, who wants to pay homage to his generation.
The vineyards of Garnacha tintorera for Quinta del 67, are located around Alpera, certificated by the DO Almansa. Planted between 1970 and 1980 in vaso system and with no irrigation, giving a yield from 2 to 3kg per vine. Soils are sandy, poor and intermixed with rocks of pure lime. The combination of the soil profile and the altitude in a range between 850m-900m above sea level, give this region a very unique terroir. A severe weather, arid and continental climate, with cold winters that receive snow. During the summer, the temperature fluctuates drastically between day and night due to the altitude. Vines are hand-harvested at the beginning of October.
The wine undergoes malolactic fermentation in barrel and it is aged in new French oak barrels for 14 months. Quinta del 67 is unfiltered bottled in the estate. The production of the 2017 vintage will be 25.000 bottles.
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