2018 Azabache Rosado, Fincas de Azabache, Rioja, Spain
85% Garnacha/ 15% Viura. A lightly floral nose. The palate is fresh with notes of strawberries, crabapple and touch of tropical fruit. The character is perfectly balanced by a pink grapefruit acidity and elegant finish. 13.5% ABV.
Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans.
Fincas de Azabache is a state of the art cooperative, founded in December 1956. The Bodegas now owns 2600 hectares of vineyards at the foot of Mount Yerga, in the dry region of the Rioja Oriental. With limited risk of rot, it is an area conducive to the principles of organic viticulture, to which the Bodegas is firmly and successfully committed. The cooperative have recently invested heavily in a new winery, the fruits of which we are now seeing.