- GRAPE EXCHANGE: Garnacha grape
- TYPE OF WINE: Red
- Designation of Origin: Calatayud
- ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14,5º vol.
- SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 14-16º C
- WINERIES: Alianza de Garapiteros
- TASTING NOTES: COLOR: Cherry red, intense ruby, clean and bright. AROMA: Of good intensity and quality. Attractive aromas of ripe red fruit and cocoa. Notes minerals originating in the slate soils of the "terroir" where it is cultivated. MOUTH: Tasty, succulent and perfectly balanced. Spacious with good structure. Highlights the fruity tones, spices and minerals that give it great complexity and personality. Very persistent.
- BARREL AGING: 14 months
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Alquez, red wine with a good body.
Special features of the wine:
The vinification of the Alquez wine is carried out with traditional methods until reaching the aging space, where the "Batonnage" is made, a process well known in whites, but not in blacks. The wines of this winery present expressive aromas of the terroir that surrounds the vineyards, very well received by all the followers of the brand.
What kind of wine is Alquez
Red wine with 14 months of aging in French oak barrels.
The winery Alianza de Garapiteros
The winery Alianza de Garapiteros de Calatayud was founded in 2010. The project is based on the recovery of forgotten vineyards of Garnacha Tinta and difficult viticulture, in order to get modern wines and look for the symbiosis between traditionality, charm and authenticity.
The wines of the Alianza de Garapiteros winery are made from only 20 hectares of vineyards, located at 950m altitude.
Denomination of origin of Alquez
The D.O.P. Calatayud is located in the westernmost part of the province of Zaragoza, 87 kilometers from Zaragoza and only 1 hour from Madrid on AVE.
The geographical area of ??the D.O.P. Calatayud is constituted by the following municipal terms:
The D.O.P. Calatayud is located within the Community of Calatayud region belonging to the province of Zaragoza and bordering the provinces of Soria, Guadalajara and Teruel.
From the geomorphological point of view, the Calatayud basin is a miniature reproduction of the Ebro basin with three differentiated units: the outer saws, the interior of the pit and the piedmont.
It is an area of ??complicated orography, located in the foothills of Moncayo and characterized by a complex hydrographic network formed by various tributaries of the Ebro River, such as Jalón, Jiloca and other minor. The vineyards descend on the slopes of the mountains, with altitudes ranging between 550 and 1,040 meters.
The land is undulating, with most of the vineyards settling on stony, loose soils, very poor in nutrients and with a high proportion of limestone. They have good permeability and are healthy.
Varieties of grapes used in Alquez
Variety: Grenache and Macabeo.
Of the oldest vines that the Alianza de Garapiteros winery cultivates at over 950 meters altitude in the Sierra de Pardos.
Wine pairing Alquez
It goes well with red meats, game and stews.
Occasions in which Alquez is appropriate
For informal food.
Price / quality ratio Alquez
Good value for money.
Alcohol level of Alquez
Graduation of 14.5º.
Ideal temperature of Alquez
It is recommended to consume at a temperature between 14º and 16º.
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