2015 Daniel Ramos Zerberos El AltarZev Rovine
Daniel Ramos is the OG of the GdG. For most of you, that probably means nothing. GdG stands for Garnacha de Gredos, an association of small producers in the Gredos mountain range which encompasses parts of 3 different wine regions: Castilla y León, Madrid, and Méntrida. They’re focus is on organic farming and autochthonous grape varieties of the region, mainly Garnacha and Albillo Real. With a growing number of producers and a wide variation of styles within the group, Daniel represents the old school both in his viticulture and vinification. This is very old Garnacha vines up to 100 years old, planted at 800 meters near the town of El Barraco in the Sierra de Gredos. in a mix of schist and granite soils. Powerful yet elegant and pure. Destemmed and crushed grapes fermented with indigenous yeasts and aged in two 600-liter demi-muids for 12 months.