Discover the grape variety: Airen
This is a very old variety that is still very present in Spain, and can also be found in Portugal, but is practically unknown in France. It is registered in the Official Catalogue of wine grape varieties list A.
Informations about the Winery Alazules
The Winery Alazules is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 3 wines for sale in the of Campo de Borja to come and discover on site or to buy online.
The wine region of Campo de Borja
The wine region of Campo de Borja is located in the region of Aragon of Spain. Wineries and vineyards like the Domaine Alto Moncayo or the Domaine Alto Moncayo produce mainly wines red, white and pink. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Campo de Borja are Tempranillo, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Chardonnay, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Campo de Borja often reveals types of flavors of cherry, allspice or vegetal and sometimes also flavors of tree fruit, tobacco leaf or dried herbs.
The wine region of Aragon
Aragon is one of Spain's 17 autonomous communities. Located in the North of the country, it stretches from the imposing Pyrenees mountains in the South to the vast Central Iberian plateau. To the east of Aragon Lies Catalonia, while La Rioja, Castilla y Leon and Navarra are its neighbours to the west. Aragon encompasses the eastward flowing Ebro River and its vast valley, the river being one of the largest and most important in Spain.
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The word of the wine: Blanc de noirs (champagne)
Champagne made from black grapes (pinot noir and/or meunier) only.