'Very Good" & Best Buy- Wine Enthusiast

REVIEWS

"Standard berry and cherry aromas set up a fresh, fairly balanced and medium-weight palate with raspberry, red plum and oak flavors on the back end. It's mild on the finish, with snappy acidity that causes shortness.- Wine Enthusiast 

 

Dark red fruit driven grenache, loads of acid make this wine medium bodied.
Classic cherry and five spice fruit core to the wine.
Good does of oak helps preserve this wines integrity.
Well built and drinking with grace now. A gateway botteling for light bodied red wine drinkers.
Cubano sandwiches and a piknick basket. Drink now. 90 Insider Points Wb-2/17

WHY WE'RE DRINKING IT
  • VARIETAL
    Grenache
  • ALCOHOL
    14.00%
  • SIZE
    750ml

Ah, warm Spanish summer nights. The smell of the earth as the Sun’s heat fades into the hillsides. It’s no wonder that here, in the ancestral home of Grenache, the wine tastes of dusk at summer time.


This 2009 Dragonia Old Vine Garnacha whisks you away to this beautiful scene with every sip. The dusky blueberry palate, balanced with cedar and leather aromas, speaks to the sun-drenched hills that have captivated visitors and locals alike for time immemorial. It’s no wonder that Grenache is the second most populous grape on the planet. Who doesn’t want to capture this feeling in a bottle?


So, grab your travel essentials (bread, olives, charcuterie, and cheese) and enjoy this Spanish sunset in a bottle. The 2009 Dragonia Old Vine Garnacha: all the beauty of Spain, none of the jet lag to get there.

TASTING NOTES 

Deep ruby colored with a gorgeous nose. Attractive aromas of kirsch, raspberries, pepper and melted liquorice. Full flavored wine with a supple texture and no hard edges. Medium to full bodied, fruit driven sumptuously-textured and long aftertaste.

 

THE STORY TO KNOW

Dragonia is produced from grapes that are estate grown in the Carinena area of Aragon in the North Eastern region of Spain. Hand-picked from the end of September through to early October, from 45 to 65 year old vines, with yields of less than 3.2kg/vine.

PERFECT PAIRINGS

Pair with various roast dishes, Spanish stew, mushrooms and grilled meats. Also, blue fish, rice, short- and medium-cured cheeses.