Cherry, Raspberry and Smoke
Colás Viticultores is a small artisan winery situated in the tiny village of Alhama de Aragón in the south-western corner of Aragón. The winery was founded as recently as 2010 by brothers César and Mario Colás, though they are actually the 5th generation of Colás wine growers. Having grown grapes for the local cooperative for over a hundred years they decided to go it alone and make their one and only wine: Roque Colás, a tribute to their great-great-grandfather the original Colas responsible for buying the land. The 14ha of vineyards, in which Garnacha, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon and (to a lesser extent) Merlot predominate, are located in a unique 800m high spot with dry, fresh winds and deep and varied soils. They continue to work organically, fermenting on wild yeasts with no filtration and gentle fining.
Concentrated and thick rich black and red berries with heavy floral notes, dust and earth. Brooding and evolving. Palate is sweet fruit, smoky minerals, kirsch, red cherry, cooked raspberry. It's heavy but with a touch of freshness, grippy in the mouth and long on the finish.
ORGANIC & VEGAN
Origin: Calatayud, Spain
Grape variety: Garnacha, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon
Food pairing: Grilled and roasted meats, Strong Cheese.
Bottle size: 75cl