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Calatayud wines The Grenache is our greatest asset, with plantations in many cases exceeding 50 years of age and are called "Old Vines" in the (...) continue reading
The Grenache is our greatest asset, with plantations in many cases exceeding 50 years of age and are called "Old Vines" in the area.
The adaptation of this variety in the area is perfect and hence its dominance over other varieties. Garnacha is a wild variety in many cases grafted on Rupestris Lot and more recently on Ritchtter 110.
As long cycle variety of needs sun to complete their growth cycle. Being a variety genetically hard of curd in flowering time our growers do a very common practice as is "desnietado" that is to remove the side shoots and apical of the branches slowing vegetative growth of the strain and dampens shift Flower getting all the nutrients I stop going to the flower.
Most of our vineyards of Garnacha is located in offshore areas (the highest vineyards area of ??Aragon), on slopes high aeration favors Vineyard avoid botrytis, very difficult to machine, performing most the cultivation work manually. Cultivation is environmentally friendly. Calatayud