Los Astrales

Founded in 2001

History

Founded in 2000, this exquisite 72-acre estate of 20 to 70-year old Tinto Fino vineyards in Anguix belongs to the Romero de la Cruz family, longtime growers who brought in technical consultant Eduardo Garcia (son of Mariano Garcia, Bodegas Mauro) to make their own wine rather than simply sell the grapes as they had always done. Located at the end of Anguix Burgos, Los Astrales produces wines of great depth, purple-colored with enticing perfumes of toasted oak, pencil lead, mineral, blackberry, and licorice.

Our Process

Wine Maker

Our Process

Los Astrales wines show essential Ribera characters of dusky red and dark fruits, meatiness and an earthy, profound minerality. Finally, varying with the vintage, the quixotic qualities that Eduardo allows his vineyards to express include alluring sous-bois and garrigue, aromas very familiar to noses trained in Burgundy, the Rhône, and Languedoc-Rousillon; saddle leather and tar similar to Barolo; and the copiously mineral, roasted-earth bass notes one sometimes finds in the finest wines of the Ribera, Toro, or Rioja. For me, Los Astrales bears Eduardo’s stamp as the winemaker’s most personal vision, the one closest to his heart. -- From 'Eduardo Garcia Old Vines, Young Children: The World of Fine Wine' by Chris Fleming (Issue 27)

Contact Info

Email

Phone Number

34 957 554 222

Importer

Grapes of Spain

Email

Website

Imports To

Address

7370 B Lockport Pl
Lorton, VA 22079

Phone Number

+1 571 642 343

Available Wines

Los Astrales Astrales

Type: Crianza

Astrales has pure black fruit and wild herb aromas; on the palate there's depth with a character of sous-bois, or forest undergrowth. The tannins are always paradoxically structured yet soft.

Los Astrales Christina

Type: Crianza

The fruit is black and in the background the palate is full-bodied, with lots of tannin, high extract, is very dry, ripe and extremely powerful. Excellent capacity for aging over the years.

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