Bodegas Gordon 2019 El Chano Tinto, Castilla y Leon, Spain
Winemaker: José Gordon
Varieties: Mencía 85%, Alicante Bouschet 13%, Palomino, Doña Blanca 2%
Terroir: With an average of 855 meters (2805 feet), this marks likely the highest average elevation where Mencía is planted in Spain. Sandy soil and slate.
Vinification: Made in barrels 500l-1000l walnut barrels
Tasting Notes: Mineral nuances and roundness from the fine-grained pulverized slate soils; the Spanish sun, the smell of winter coming when the grapes were picked; the wild, dry and pungent desert thyme, lavender, rosemary, chamomile and the wild ros