The Wine: Terra Orange 2018
Bodegas Gratias Terra Orange is a skin contact (orange) natural wine made from 100% Tardana grown in Castilla-La Mancha, Spain, on chalk and limestone soils. Terra Orange is made in clay vessels called tinaja, spontaneous fermentation, extended maceration on the skins, bottled unfined, unfiltered, minimal sulfites. Terra Orange is crisp and zesty with citrus, cedar fruit, and almond.
The Producer: Bodegas Gratias
Bodegas Gratias is an artisanal family winery located in the Spanish region of Castilla-La Mancha. The winery is based on sustainability – not only environmental but also economic and cultural. At Bodegas Gratias the old bush vines are farmed traditionally without chemicals and irrigation. Winemaking is natural and grapes are vinified in old clay pots called tinajas.
The Region: Utiel-Requena, Spain