2017 DaTerra Camino De La Frontera Tinto

Brilliant value Spanish Tempranillo blend from a trail-blazing woman setting Ribeira Sacra on fire.

Sale price$35.00


Laura Lorenzo is turning plenty of heads in the Ribeira Sacra sub-region of Galicia.

She's rejuvenating the vinous landscape of a region that was largely overlooked by the discerning wine lover, with her salt-of-the-earth demeanour, raw, impassioned commitment to organic farming and low-intervention approach to winemaking.

Her wines are shockingly good. She shapes them with a gentle hand from mostly 80-120 year old vines, looking to tell the story of the local culture and the landscape with a transparency that few producers in the region can match.

This is mostly the Juan Garcia grape, with a little Tempranillo, Bobal, Rufete, Mencia and Garnacha from vines over 100-years-old. Wild yeasts, gentle extraction, old French oak casks for ageing - what has emerged is a dynamic, thirst-slaking red of great charisma. Tempranillo and friends at it's most vibrant and friendly.

Laura is a weapon of a winemaker - if you to see what she's all about, here's the best place to start.

Laura's winemaking allows the vines to express themselves clearly, with native yeast ferments in tank and with no manipulation and very low sulphur with the macerations being extremely gentle. The wines are raised in will used French oak casks, usually between 300L and 500L barrels. Its sits very comfortably at 12.5% natural alcohol and is medium bodied but full of flavour.

It has floral tones, moist earth, wild herbs and sour cherry and racy red raspberry on the nose whilst the palate is plums, blueberry and cranberry fruits, along with grilled fennel/melted salty black licorice and zesty citrus rind, finishing with stony/gravelly elements, currants and faint flower blossom.

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