Finca Antigua La Mancha Garnacha 2009 750 ml
Collections:2009, 750 ml, All Collection, Finca Antigua, La Mancha, Red Wine, Spain, Still, Wine, Winebow
Tags: 2009, 750 ml, Castilla-La Mancha, Finca Antigua, La Mancha, Red, Spain, Still, Wine, Winebow
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Winery Overview Finca Antigua was established in 2003 by brother-and-sister team Carlos and Pilar Mart?nez-Bujanda Irribarria, whose family has been making wine since 1889. The vision of Finca Antigua is to create a facility that balances wine styles with the latest technologies, while always respecting the family?s enduring, time-honored winemaking traditions. At sharp contrast with the fresh, bucolic landscape, stands a structure of steel, stone and cement housing the equipment used to transform Finca Antigua harvests into spectacular wines. Location of Vineyard The estate is located on a prime parcel of land between the provinces of Cuenca and Toledo in DO La Mancha. The high altitude, soil of loam and limestone, and climate fluctuations from hot days to cool nights endow the vineyard with optimal growing conditions. A number of indigenous and international varieties thrive in the soil, the majority being Cabernet Sauvignon and Tempranillo; but Syrah, Petit Verdot, Chardonnay, Gr...
Grassy berry and light, leafy aromas define the bouquet. The mouth is a little tangy but mostly jammy, while blueberry, lemony oak and dilution define the flavor profile. A short, choppy, jammy finish comes across slightly washed out.?MICHAEL SCHACHNER