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Las Alas de
Frontonio

Garnacha 2016

DESCRIPTION

Las Alas de Frontonio is named after Saint Frontonio, the patrón saint of Épila, a town in Valdejalón, North-East Spain, where it is produced. Legend has it that Saint Frontonio was beheaded by the Romans. His body was buried in a cemetery and his head was thrown into the River Ebro near Zaragoza. Miraculously, his head was later found going upstream along the banks of the River Jalón in Épila. Likewise, this limited production of “micro” wine is the result of rowing against the stream. It is also something of a miracle. It comes from a humble garage where it is made by Fernando Mora MW, Mario López and Francisco Latasa without any fuss.

TASTING NOTES

Moderate garnet with blue rim. Elegant intense spiced nose with raspberry, white violets and fresh mint. Clove notes coming from MLF and ageing for 7 months in Allier 500 l. barrels. 10 % of whole clusters added to fermantation bring extra freshness to the palate. Dry, light body, fresh acidity, integrated alcohol, velvety tannins. Long length, extremely intense balsamic and floral aromas.

INFORMATION

Winery
Epilense de Vinos y Viñedos

Winemaker
Fernando Mora MW y Mario López

Apellation
IGP Valdejalón (Aragón)

Alc/Vol
14%

Type of wine
Red Wine

Bottles
1500

Vintage
2016

Vines
100% Garnacha