Celler del Roure "Safrà" 2016

  • Safrà is a blend of Mandó, an indigenous grape of this part of Valencia, with a small amount of Garnacha Tintorera. Harvested by hand and partially destemmed, this cuvée is fermented by natural yeasts in stone lagars and stainless steel tanks then aged for 6 months in amphorae. This is about as pure and naked an example of Valencian wine as once can find, showing a brightness of fruit and a forthright and alluringly authenticity. Pair this with pan-seared chicken thighs in a tomato-garlic Romesco sauce.