PEÑA EL GATO GARNACHA NATURAL
APPELLATION: Rioja DO
After destemming, the grapes are vatted in 500-litre French Tronçais oak barrels in which they undergo alcoholic fermentation and aging. The wine remains in the barrels with the fermentation lees for 11 months. Throughout its production and aging process, this wine has not received sulfur or any other additive.
Its bluish color of good intensity stands out Its fruity nose is reminiscent of strawberries and raspberries In addition it has a very complex structured palate with silky and elegant tannins It has a balanced acidity and long persistence in the mouth
FOOD PAIRING: As great food wine, this wine comes into its own when
served with beef, lamb or mature cheeses.
- 91 Points by Tim Atkins, Vntg 2020.
PRODUCER: Located in Rioja Alta, one of the best-known wine-producing regions of Spain. This winery, operated in the town of Baños de Río Tobía (Rioja Alta) by Juan Carlos Sancha, a professor of enology at the University of La Rioja, is situated on five hectares of land along the border of D.O.Ca. Rioja, and in the coldest zone of this wine denomination.