Bodegas Breca

Breca Rosé

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Denominacion de Origen

Vino de Aragón

Location

Towns of Munébrega, Murero, and Paracuellos, Zaragoza, in the south of D.O. Calatayud

Varietal

100% Garnacha de Aragón, the oldest clone of Garnacha (Grenache) in the world. Garnacha (Grenache) was first cultivated in this northeastern corner of Spain and transferred across the Mediterranean by the Kingdom of Aragón.

Vineyards

Multiple old mountain vineyards. (El Plano, Barranco de la Rambla, Cerro Verde, Cerro del Cura, La Laguna…)

Year(s) Planted

Between 1945 and 1970.

Viticulture

Traditional dry farmed viticulture. Organic Gobelet trained vines. Cultivated completely by hand, with minimal human intervention. The majority of the vineyards receive no treatments whatsoever.

Soils

Cambrian-Silurian slate and quartz soils, partially covered by a thin layer of calcareous Mesozoic soil.

Climate

Extreme continental, with drastic temperature swings between day and night. Extremely low levels of precipitations. Drought years are not uncommon.

Winemaking

Hand-harvested and stored in small 20kg boxes. The rosé is produced with a light saignée followed by fermentation by wild yeast in stainless steel and concrete tanks.

Ageing

Aged sur lie for two months in stainless steel tanks.

Comments

An elegant rosé produced from the original clones worldwide of the Garnacha grape, characterized by delicate floral aromatics.