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(no oak): Deep red. Pungent redcurrant and cherry aromas are complicated by anise, black pepper and dried rose. Red fruit preserves and bitter cherry on the silky palate, along with a touch of rhubarb. Closes on a tangy note, with gentle tannic grip and a lingering cherry pit quality. Flaco, which means "dude" in English, is a wine made from Spains signature grape with character that belies its price. The head-pruned vineyards are in the Arganda district, southeast of Madrid, on clay over granite subsoil at 2,400 feet elevation. Madrid is, as yet, a largely unknown region - hence its ability to deliver over-performing wines that represent incredible value in todays market. The regions southern Continental climate of hot days and cool nights insures a gradual, balanced maturation of the fruit. Usually harvested in mid-September, it is macerated, fermented and aged in a combination of stainless steel and cement tanks to emphasize t...
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