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Rafael Cambra, Spain

Rafael Cambra 'Soplo' Grenache, Valencia, Spain

Rafael Cambra 'Soplo' Grenache, Valencia, Spain

The 2021 Rafael Cambra 'Soplo' Grenache epitomizes the elegance and restraint that Rafael Cambra brings to his winemaking. Nestled in the heart of Valencia, Spain, the 'Soplo' is a harmonious blend that reflects both the heritage and innovative spirit of its creator. Cambra's dedication to minimal intervention and sustainable practices is evident in every bottle, offering wine lovers a taste of Mediterranean serenity and refined craftsmanship.

Product Details:

  • Appellation: Valencia
  • Blend: 80% Garnacha, 15% Monastrell, 5% Forcallà
  • Winemaker: Rafael Cambra
  • Vineyard: Grapes sourced from ten-year-old vines, grown on sandy soil with stony topsoil at 700 meters above sea level
  • Viticulture: Organic
  • Winemaking: Fermented in stainless steel with 10% stems, gently pumped over for 12 days, aged for four months in 1-5 year old French oak barriques, then transferred to concrete before bottling
  • Vegan/Vegetarian: Suitable for vegans and vegetarians

Sensory Description: The 'Soplo' opens with perfumed aromas of plum and raspberry, complemented by subtle notes of earth and leather. On the palate, it reveals a medium body with flavors of wild berries, smooth and chalky tannins, and a fresh, lingering finish. This wine beautifully balances fruitiness with a touch of rustic charm, making it both approachable and complex.

Winemaker's Background: Rafael Cambra has devoted his life to viticulture, stemming from his family's prestigious nursery that supplies renowned wineries like Vega Sicilia and Alvaro Palacios. Since founding his cellar in 2001, Cambra has championed minimal intervention, organic farming, and a profound respect for nature. Located in Fontanars dels Alforins, his vineyards thrive in a dry, inland Mediterranean climate, producing wines that are a testament to his passion and dedication.

Serving Suggestions: The 2021 'Soplo' Grenache is a versatile wine, perfect for various occasions. Serve it slightly chilled at around 60-65°F to enhance its fresh and vibrant character. It pairs wonderfully with Mediterranean dishes such as grilled lamb, roasted vegetables, or a hearty paella. Its balanced profile also makes it an excellent companion to a cheese platter featuring aged Manchego or creamy Brie.

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