Escoda - Sanahuja
Nas del Gegant, 2018

Grower: Escoda - Sanahuja
Region: Conca de Barbera, Spain
Grape Varieties: Merlot, Garnacha, Caragnin, Cabernet Franc
Viticulture: Biodynamic
Size: 75cl bottle

Joan Ramon Escoda and Carmen Sanahuja work ten hectares of land in the iconic Conca de Barbera region of Spain, employing a polyculture of olives, almonds, vegetables, and livestock alongside their 4.5 hectares of vines. They're people who have a long history of great farming, organic since the start (in 1997) and using biodynamic methods since 2003. In 2007 they made the move to zero-sulfur winemaking and haven't looked back since. The wines are incredible reflections of the life and energy of the vineyards, each unique in its expression of place. The Nas de Gegant is just such good fun; made from whole clusters with elevage in concrete, its light body is punctuated with a little vegetal crunch, nicely offsetting a dusty, rosy fruit character of the palate. It's approachable wine, quaffable, intriguing, youthful, and delicious.

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