2018 Benje Tinto
Grape: Listan Prieto
Region: Canary Islands, Spain
Primarily Listan Prieto and a teeny bit of Tintilla this wild Canary Islands offering from the volcanic high altitude soils of Tenerife is crispy and crunchy, would talk you into staying up all night and would never ever forget your birthday. Brambly red fruit and all the colours of peppercorn. Whiffs of ash, sea salt and wild herbs that teleport you to its origin if only for a moment. Grapes come from three different parcel sites that all sit over 1000m above sea level and are vinified differently - a little concrete, a little open tub with 10-30 days maceration depending on the site. Is this the pinot noir of Spain? Is this one of Spain’s most interesting wines? Drink and report back!
Please note, all orders come with chippies!