El Escoces Volante Manga Del Brujo – Latitude Wine & Liquor Merchant

El Escoces Volante Manga Del Brujo
El Escoces Volante Manga Del Brujo
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El Escoces Volante Manga Del Brujo

Norrel Robertson is a master of wine, consulting and making wine around the world.

Norrel also owns a little patch of land, high up in the rugged landscape of Calatayud, where he tends to gnarly, old Garnacha vines in poor mineral soils: poetic symbolism for this rebellious Scotsman who won’t be tamed. To look at his labels is to realise his irreverence for the local law. With his wild winemaking techniques, Norrel is making his mark on this region with raw, fantastically assertive Garnacha wines.

Vineyards

Manga del Brujo begins as bush vine grapes in the slate studded Jiloca valley at 2,600 feet above sea level. The wild mountain herbs amongst the vineyards give rise to the distinctive varietal aromas and garrigue character in the wine.

Vinification

Careful temperature controlled fermentation and the collaboration of New World trained winemakers and local knowledge has produced a full bodied, distinctive Rhone blend (70% Garnacha) which marries the Old and New World in terms of style but with a slant towards a meatier, more structured wine. The key to this wine is the long time spent working with the fine lees to obtain length and complexity.

100% of the wine is aged for 5 Months in a combination of American and French oak.

Tasting Notes

Deep purple with ruby red rim. Pronounced aromas of black fruits, cracked pepper, smoke and toast. Full bodied with well balanced tannins. The palate displays dense black fruits, cherries with a long smoky/toasty finish. Mineral and complex.

A great wine to drink with classic game dishes but will also accompany punchy dishes such as ragout and spicy tomato based recipes.

Please note: Vintages may vary. If you require a specific vintage please contact us in advance to check.

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