Veraton 2016

The wines of Alto Moncayo are crafted to express the unique terroir of windswept high elevation Campo de Borja DO; and to serve as a benchmark for world class Old Vine Garnacha.

Veratón comes from vines that are 30 to 50 years old.

About the Vineyard

Vineyards in Tabuenca and Borja, planted with indegenous clones of Garnacha starting in the 1920s.

Wine Production

The selected perfectly matured bunches are placed into small stainless-steel tanks for a temperature controlled fermentation.  The wine is aged  for 16 months in French and American oak.

Food Pairing

Goes well with lamb, beef, pork, pasta and stews. Pairs with Cheese and grilled vegetables.

Production Info
Soil composition
Calcareous, Iron-rich, Clay, Gravel, and Stony
Exposure
Southern
Year vineyard planted
1970s
Harvest time
Late October/Early November
First vintage of this wine
2003
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition
100% Garnacha
Fermentation container
Stainless steel tanks
Age of Aging Container
80 % new, 20% second use
Length of alcoholic fermentation
12-15 days
Fermentation temperature
77-86 °F
Maceration length
7-8
Malolactic fermentation
Yes
Type of aging container
Barrels
Size of aging container
225 Liters for the French Oak; 300 Liters for the American
Type of oak
French and American
Length of aging before bottling
16
Analytical Data
Alcohol
15.5 %
pH level
3.4
Residual sugar
2.5 g/L
Acidity
5.5 g/L
Dry extract
30 g/L

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