2011 Honoro Vera Garnacha

honoro vera garnacha

As part of the Juan Gil family of wines founded by Juan Gil Jiminez back in 1916 Honoro Vera is in its 2nd vintage producing a 100% Garnacha from Calayatud region of Spain. The vines are between 30-40 years old and are on hillsides with the soil being decomposed slate and clay soils. This wine is aged in both French and American oak for 2 months after being fermented in stainless steel.

Dark in color, cherries and blackberries can be found on the palate along with hints of licorice and pepper as well. This wine offers a great value at $15 or less.

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