Grape Variety: Biodynamic wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo, Nebbiolo
Aging: 3-4 months in barrel
Region: Valle de Tanama, Baja California, México
Flame Roja comes from the vineyards of the Téllez Family in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico.
A mixture of young vines of Tempranillo, Nebbiolo, Cabernet Sauvignon, which are the predominant grapes, as well as Cabernet Franc and Malbec in a very small proportion.
Vines that were planted between 2004 and 2007; they began to be cultivated biodynamically from 2015.
The grapes are harvested, manually destemmed (zaranda), co-fermented in concrete vats and during the winter the wine is aged in barrels for 3-4 months to obtain a light aging. Only 10ppm SO2 added at bottling, came unfiltered.
Flama Roja is a red wine with structure, medium body, light smokiness, presents red and black fruit with firm tannins. A fun wine, with punch, fruity and barrel presence. Ideal for sharing.