Frontonio Microcósmico Macabeo 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 and Mario López without any fuss.
Lemon green. Lemon and grapefruit with mineral austere and restrained smoked aromatics. Harmonious concentrated palate with crisp acidity and elegant distinctive structure and medium body. A clean dry style of a extraordinary macabeo coming from old vines and dry farming. Complex and long after taste.
Epilense de Vinos y Viñedos
Fernando Mora y Mario López
IGP Valdejalón (Aragón)
Type of wine