PEÑA EL GATO GARNACHA
APPELLATION: Rioja DO
Destemmed grapes that are vatted in 500-litre French Tronçais oak barrels and undergo alcoholic fermentation. No sulfur or other types of additives are used.
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: Chili con carne, barbecued beef with dry marinade, duck salad with strawberries filet mignon with peppercorn sauce, mixed grill of beef sausage and chicken rib eye steak with parmesan and salad, moussaka
- 94 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.