Vintage 2020

Supersonico, Bodegas Frontonio

Bodegas Frontonio
Product Code: LW08ZZRC

Tasting Notes

A deep red color with violet and pink reflections. Aromas of fruit, potpourri of currants, heart cherries, raspberries, wild strawberries and, subtle notes of plum combined with floral touch of rose blossom, alongside coriander, cinnamon and vanilla. The freshness of the Garnacha to its full extent. Growing at 1.030 metersheight provides grapes that offer a wine with pale cinnabar red colour. Redcurrant, violet flower, bay leaf and mineral hints. Refreshing, airy and citrus. Impressive tannin elegance and endless round and floral length.

Profile

Grenache, Macabeo
13.5
SPAIN
6
Cork
LONG WINES
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The freshness of the Garnacha to its full extent. Growing at 1.030 metersheight provides grapes that offer a wine with pale cinnabar red colour. Redcurrant, violet flower, bay leaf and mineral hints. Refreshing, airy  and citrus. Impressive tannin elegance and endless round and floral length.

			

            [Notes2] => We work with sustainably cultivated, dry-farmed bush vines in
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Location: Las Frías
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Age of vines: +80 years
Organic In process
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            [MediaNotes] => Robert Parker
2019: 93 Parker points
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Yeast: Indigenous Fermentation
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About this product +

Producer >

“To make a great wine, you must drink great wines; is there anything better than doing it together?” Fernando Mora starts making wine at home like a hobby. IN 2008 he meets Mario López and they start making wine together.  In 2013, Jesus Solanas, sommelier, artist and friend of both encourage them to keep making wines and after lots of bottles, the idea of Frontonio arise.

Viticulture >

We work with sustainably cultivated, dry-farmed bush vines in traditional mountain vineyards. Our wines are crafted in small quantities and aged in historic caves. Saint Frontonio, a martyr whose decapitated head was found going upriver, symbolises our spirit of swimming against the tide. Vineyard:2 ha. Rainfed. Head-pruning Location: Las Frías Growing area: Limestone and sand Altitude: 1030 m Inclination: North. 15% Age of vines: +80 years Organic In process

Winemaking >

Harvest: Oct. 4th. Hand-picking in 18 kg boxes Skin Contact: 100% of stomped grapes Yeast: Indigenous Fermentation Stored 40 days in wood cask and cement Extraction: 1 manual punch-down per day Ageing: 12 months in 2.500 l. foudre and used barrels

Awards +

Robert Parker
2019: 93 Parker points

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