L'Abrunet Negre, Celler Frisach 2019 (Catalonia, Spain)

60/40 Garnatxa & Cariñena. 26 year-old Garnatxa planted at 425m on top of a windy ridge on petrified sand dunes and iron-rich calcareous clay. 31 year-old Cariñena planted at 330m on rocky calcareous clay. The different microclimates ripen garnatxa and cariñena together so they can be co-fermented in underground cement vats called trulls that his grandparents built. Must is retrieved bucket by bucket, pressed and transferred to the next vat where it ages on the fine lees 5 months. Bottled with no additions including sulfur.