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Dominio de Fontana Garnacha Syrah 2018

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Dominio de Fontana Garnacha Syrah

Dominio de Fontana Garnacha Syrah is a rich, red fruit forward wine with intense aromas and a lovely smooth finish. Behind the fruit are slight herbal notes and hints of black pepper from the Syrah, with a good punch from the alcohol on the finish.

Producer

Dominio de Fontana produces superb single estate wines from the DO Uclés, Central Castile.

The estate is located in one of the most northern and highest areas of Central Castile, with the vineyards situated at 700 to 900 metres above sea level.

Because of these growing conditions, the wines produced are of great purity, freshness and varietal expression.

Uniquely, the estate is managed as an integrated ecosystem. This includes hundreds of century old Quercus oak trees, and the vines are cultivated sustainably.

Vineyard

This wine is produced exclusively from the selected parcels of La Ensancha & Cerrasol in the Dominio de Fontana estate; in DO Uclés, Central Castile.

Both parcels are certified organic from the 2017 vintage.

Moreover these high-altitude vines are sustainably cultivated, without the use of pesticides and minimal organic treatments are employed.

Similarly, each variety is carefully managed according to the different soils and growing conditions.

In order to achieve perfectly balanced vines, that are capable of expressing both the character of the variety and the terroir.

Winemaking

The two varieties were picked, destalked and fermented separately in stainless steel tanks at approximately 22°C.

The proportions are carefully blended each vintage to achieve an intriguing combination of the full-flavoured, intense Garnacha with the fuller-bodied spicy Syrah.

This wine was made in an unoaked style to showcase the purity of fruit and the characteristics of the high altitude terroir.

Dominio de Fontana Garnacha Syrah  – Hay Wines

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