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El Marciano Garnacha Alfredo Maestro 2016

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One Line Description El Marciano Garnacha, natural, rustic, fruity, no added sulphur, Spanish Grenache
Production Method Natural, Organic
Country Spain Spanish
Region Ribera del Duero, Spain
Producer Alfredo Maestro
Vintage 2016
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Full bodied
Grape Blend 100% Garnacha
Alcohol 15% abv
Terroir River stones over clay soils at 1,000 meters altitude.
Total Sulphur Level Below 50mg/l
Maturation 30% whole cluster, fermented with wild yeasts in vat, and matured for 4 months in used French oak.
Annual Production 0 - 5,000 bottles
Ageing Potential Best drunk young but will age well over 3 - 5 years
Production Detail Organic, all vineyard treatments are natural, and many of them follow Biodynamic practices, very low sulphur use.
Natural Features Zero Added Sulphites (Sulphur), Vegan
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El Marciano Garnacha Alfredo Maestro 2016, Natural wine, Organic fruit, no added sulphites, full bodied, expressive and deep and full and generous. El Marciano Garnacha, natural, rustic, fruity, no added sulphur, Spanish Grenache. Like all his wines, it's slightly rustic, but very fruity, lively and a fun bottle of authentic Garnacha.


Alfredo Maestro Tejero’s vineyards are located within the Ribera del Duero D.O., but Alfredo prefers not to participate in the D.O., so the wines are Vino de la Tierra de Castillo y León. His are completely natural wines, with no sulphur added in the vineyard or the winery. All vineyard treatments are natural, and many of them follow biodynamic practices. The Castrillo de Duero is 100% Tempranillo. Fermented in small stainless steel vats, and aged for 16 months in old French oak barrels. A rich Tempranillo that maintains its vibrancy, with great structure. The Almate is darkly coloured, opaque and mouth filling with lavender and toffee notes that stay from nose to finish while only tiny bit of reduction, maybe because of the low sulphur, shows on the nose, but quickly disappears to allow a sweet nose of roses, mineral and red berry fruits which lead to a dense palate of plum, cherry and berry compote.

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