2021 Frontonio Botijo Rojo Garnacha

91 Points John Caro
In stock
A wonderfully refreshing Garnacha from the hills around the Sabinar in Spain's Aragon region. This red is packed with bright expressions of Grenache's "crunchy" red berry flavours, with added depth thanks to sources in 20-50 year old vines that grow at cooling altitudes of 450m above sea level. A classy and effortless Spanish red for this price, the Botijo Rojo is a new one to try!
$24.99 in mixed 6+ or $27.99 per bottle


Garnacha (Grenache)

Its Origins

"Bodegas Frontonio is the personal project of young gun Fernando Mora MW, hailing from the Valdejalón appellation (technically an IGP, not a DO) of Aragón. These scintillating wines are some of the very best being made today east of Rioja and west of Conca, and they’re already garnering effusive praise from both Luis Gutiérrez and Jancis Robinson. Best of all, prices are very fair for the high quality—and the quality begins in the vineyard: Mora and his team own fifty hectares of beautiful old bushvines in rocky clay-limestone selected for high altitude and north-facing exposition to emphasize freshness. And although this is Garnacha country (Aragón, in fact, is thought to be the birthplace of Garnacha), the whites are every bit as fascinating and delicious as the red." Skurnik Wines

What The Critics Say

91+/100 RobertParker.com, Luis Gutierrez (2022 vintage)

"The unoaked red 2022 Botijo Rojo Garnacha wants to be a fresh and crunchy expression of the grape. It was produced with the fruit from 25 hectares of 20- to 50-year-old vines on clay and limestone stony soils at 450 meters in altitude in the village of Épila. It fermented in stainless steel and concrete vats with 8% to 10% full clusters and matured in underground concrete vats for nine months. It's a naked and fruit-driven Garnacha that is perfumed and delicate, with fresh tannins, fine-grained and with some chalky grip."

Variety Grenache
Region Aragon
Closure Cork
Volume 750ml
Maturity 2023 - 2027

This Wine Goes Well With

with BBQ
with LAMB
with PIZZA



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