4 Monos, "SSF" 2016Regular price $42.00 Save $-42.00
Variety: Garnacha and Carignan
4 Monos means “4 monkeys” and refers to four friends and lovers of wine native to the region of Madrid. This “gang of four” assembled in an extraordinary manner, while hiking in the Gredos mountains. This is a landscape that is a meeting of Mediterranean and Alpine; the region is often deemed magical for its beauty and diversity. The 4 Monos, with various backgrounds, have a unified mentality: organic wine practice, minimalism in the cellar, a focus on the land and variances in terroir. While the friends only founded 4 Monos in 2009, they are bringing the potential of the Gredos terroir to the world’s attention.
“SSF” denotes this Grenache being bottled “sans sulfur”, NO SULFUR. Planted in the village of Cadalso de Los Vidrios in the growing region of Madrid. The grapes are whole cluster fermented cold, giving this alpine style wine aromatics and liveliness. It is then aged in just a single used 300 liter barrel for 12 months.