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Garmón 2017

Garmón

2017
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In the village of Olivares, very near to the River Duero, the Garcías have set up their first winery...

£33.72

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Garmón 2017

Producer

Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2017

Review

In the village of Olivares, very near to the River Duero, the Garcías have set up their first winery assigned to the Ribera del Duero Denomination of Origin. Despite their indisputable importance in the history of Ribera wines (Vega Sicilia, Mauro, Aalto...), this is the first time that the Ribera del Duero DO and the García family have worked so closely together. The winery will be known as Garmón Continental, derived from the surnames of the iconic Mariano García's sons, Alberto and Eduardo García Montaña, and it will be the smallest winery in the García domain. The grapes of vines aged over 30 years old come from three tiny villages in the province of Burgos, lying on sandy-clay and chalky-clay soils at around 900 metres above sea level.

Garmón is a full-bodied wine, with the Ribera del Duero's characteristic aromas (not excessively ripe black fruit, liquorice and fine toasty notes), rounded tannins and well-integrated oak. In the small vineyards where the grapes are grown, they work with native clones and very low yields; the altitude bestows freshness on the wine and ensures a slow and balanced ripening that enables harvesting to take place later. On the palate, it appears elegant, refined and juicy, with rounded tannins and great aromatic breadth. In spite of its good volume it's not a liqueur type of red, thanks to the restrained extraction and the refinement resulting from what also happens in the cellar.

Definitely a wine which will be a major factor in expanding the reputations of not only the denomination of origin but also the García family. Decant and drink it slowly.

Food pairing

Braised vegetables / Cured cheeses / Ox fillet

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:16ºC

Customer reviews

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by: Patxi (17/12/2020) - Vintage 2017

Fino

Un Ribera muy fino. Otro gran trabajo de Mariano García.

by: Fernando (27/06/2020) - Vintage 2016

Genial obra de Mariano y sus hijos

Potente. Lleno y muy rico. Un Ribera con todos los atributos. Muy buen posgusto

by: Vinissimus Customer (09/08/2018) - Vintage 2015

Superb

fine depth, fruit and acid. Very good now, but has the potential for much more, should wait another couple of years before enjoying

by: Tobias Tiedemann (11/04/2018) - Vintage 2015

Tolles Potenzial

Toller Wein der bereits jetzt einiges an Trinkgenuss bietet, aber sehr gerne auch noch ein wenig im Keller lagern darf.

by: Schonnemann (13/04/2018) - Vintage 2014

Great value!

Beautiful wine. Enjoyed it along with a steak and some grilled vegetables - loved it! Can easily be kept in the cellar for a few more years

Garmón Continental

Garmón Continental

In the village of Olivares, very near to the River Duero, the Garcías have set up their first winery assigned to the Ribera del Duero Denomination of Origin. Despite their indisputable importance in the history of Ribera wines (Vega Sicilia, Mauro, Aalto...), this is the first time that the Ribera del Duero DO and the García family have worked so closely together. The winery will be known as Garmón Continental, derived from the surnames of the iconic Mariano García's sons, Al...