Armas de Guerra

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Country of Origin: Spain
Location: Bierzo
People: Guerra Family, Owners | Pablo Franco, Winemaker
Viticulture: Practicing Organic

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Armas de Guerra 2015 Blanco, Bierzo DO Login In Stock
Armas de Guerra 2016 Rosado Mencia, Bierzo DO Login In Stock
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Vinos Guerra, founded in 1879, is the oldest winery in the Bierzo region. The founder Don Antonio Guerra was a pioneer in many ways. Mr. Guerra was one of the first producers to bottle method champenoise wines in Spain. In addition to wine, Don Antonio also produced a variety of spirits from Agua Ardiente, to Vermouth and Anisettes.

Today the Guerra winery farms 1/3 of all the vineyards of the Bierzo region. Out of the 3,000ha (7,413 acres) of vineyard land in Bierzo, Guerra takes care of 1,000ha (2,471 acres), however they only make wine with the best 10% of grapes. This rigorous selective process allows the Guerra wines to show, consistently, extraordinary quality. In addition to been so selective, Guerra possesses among the oldest and most precious Mencia (Mehn-cee-ah) and Doña Blanca vines in the Bierzo region. The average age of these vines is 50 years, which helps to produce wines that are able to communicate an impressive sense of depth and flavor.

In summary Guerra is one of the most historic wineries in Spain focus in making wine with the best selection of grapes coming from old vines that are 50+ years old. All these vineyards are organic and dry farmed.