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Giró de Abargues 2019 | Pepe Mendoza

28.50 €


Giró de Abargues 2019 | Pepe Mendoza

28.50 €
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 Vineyard planted in vase in 1943, located on the Abargues estate with an area of 2.5 Ha in Pla de Lliber (Alicante) at 300 meters above sea level with very old soils, clays with a lot of iron and a lot of calcareous stone. 100% Giró.

 Manual harvest in small boxes of 10kg. Maceration with skins and native yeasts from the vineyard. Malolactic in oak barrels. Aged for 12 months in new barrels and one year in Allier French oak. 9 months of refinement in the bottle.

Production: 9.000 bottles.


COLOR: cereza brillante

AROMA: balsámico, especias dulces, hierbas de monte, expresión frutal, fruta roja

BOCA: especiado, balsámico, buena acidez


The 2019 Giró de Abargues was picked before the torrential rains and has a very pure and floral nose, a lot less rustic than other examples from the grape. It comes from the terraces around the winery in the Abarges property at some 200 meters in altitude and four kilometers from the sea. It's fluid and textured with fine chalky tannins and has very pure flavors and a long, dry and tasty finish with the sapidity from the chalky soils. It's ripe but without a trace of over-ripeness (14% alcohol) and powerful but also elegant and balanced. It fermented with 30% full clusters in small stainless steel vats and matured in used 500-liter oak barrels for one year. It's a lot more elegant and finer than the 2018, and that earthy, Barolo-like character is not here. Floral and elegant. 9,000 bottles were filled in February 2021.

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