Xiloca is coming back to Marquis!
Bodegas Vinae Mureri 2013 Xiloca, 750ml, $20.78+tax Variety: Grenache Appelation: Vino de la Tierra Ribera del Jiloca Bodegas Vinae Mureri 2010 Oro de Xiloca, 750ml, $25.13+tax Variety: Grenache Appelation: Vino de la Tierra Ribera del Jiloca The hot, dry interior of Spain is all about old, gnarly Garnacha bush vines – indeed, there is some evidence that the variety originated in the Aragon region. Here, around 1000m up on slate slopes, Jose Antonio Martin restored the old, under-appreciated vines on his family’s estate while acquiring more from neighbouring growers. Vineyard work is done manually, as the slopes are too steep for mechanical equipment, and yields are very low. Given the age of the vines – an average of … (Click for more)