Bodegas Frontonio, Microcosmico Garnacha 2021, IGP Valdejalon, Spain

“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.” A sincere, austere Garnacha that reflects the traditional winemaking style of Aragon, the region where the grape variety originates. Vineyard: 8 ha in Jarque de Moncayo. Reinfed. Head-pruned. Growing area: Slate and sand. Age of vines: +50 years. Organic. Vinification: 40% stomped grapes. Fermentation: Stored 28 days in cement. Extraction: 1 manual punch-down per day. Ageing: 12 months in underground cement.