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2010 Bodegas Breca 'Breca' Garnacha Old Vines, Calatayud, Spain

NV   1992   2010   2011   2013
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Ownership: Jorge Ordonez

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $19   From: $17   To: $26

Search Rank 1882 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 1882nd most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last month.

Score: 90  
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Grape Variety

Grenache (Garnacha) is a red-wine grape grown extensively in France, Spain, Australia and the United States. It is a particularly versatile both in the vineyard and the winery, which may explain why it is one of the most widely distributed grapes in the world.

Grenache is the French (and most internationally recognized) name for the grape, but it has a number of synonyms. In Spain, where it is grown extensively, it is known as Garnacha, and on the island of Sardinia it has been known for centuries as Cannonau. Some believe that the grape originated in Sardinia, and was taken back to Spain by the Aragonese, who occupied the island in the 14th Century.

In France Grenache is most widely planted in the southern Rhone Valley and throughout both ...more


Region
  • Calatayud is a DO wine region in the southwest of the Aragon, northern Spain. It is located about 55 miles (90km) from the provincial capital, Zaragoza. This arid area of rolling hills is almost entirely encircled by the Sistema Ibérico, a vast system of ranges which separate it from all those areas of Spain sitting to the south and west of the mountains and massifs. Calatayud borders the Carinena DO to the east.

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  • Aragon is one of the 17 autonomous communities of Spain. Located in the country's north, it stretches from the imposing Pyrenees mountains south to the expansive central Iberian plateau. To the east of Aragon lies Catalonia, while La Rioja, ...more

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