Legado del Moncayo Old Vines "Montaña" 2015

Region: Campo de Borja D.O.

Grapes: 100% Garnacha Tinta
Vintage: 2015
Color: Red

This wine is made from vines averaging 40 years old. The old bush vines are gown at high elevation, 700-750 meters above sea level on a rugged, windy, exposed hillside that forces the vines to struggle to grow. The poor, stony, iron-rich red clay soils provide great structure in the finished wine.

All of the grapes were hand harvested prior to fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Following fermentation, the wine was aged for 7 months in used French oak barrels for additional complexity and richness.

Gold Metal 20th Berlin Wine Trophy, 2016.


Publication Score Comments
Vinous 90 Brilliant ruby-red. Aromas of ripe red berries, cherry and lavender take on a smoky topnote as the wine opens up. Silky and alluringly sweet, offering black raspberry, cherry liqueur and floral pastille flavors enlivened by a jolt of white pepper. The long, fruit-driven finish shows very good clarity, silky tannins and an echo of juicy red fruit.
2018 - 2022
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January 2017
The Wine Enthusiast 87 Plum and berry aromas are a touch prickly, as if there were notes of herbs and wild pasture infused into this Garnacha. Tight and drawing on the palate, this tastes of black fruits, chocolate and savory spices. A firm, tannic, rubbery-feeling finish maintains the wine's integrity.
December 1, 2016