The wine making process without the use of sulfur means that the hygienic conditions have to been extreme during harvest season. The grapes are harvested solely by hand in small crates. Every effort is made to avoid breakage and bacteria attacks. The wine deposits are filled very briefly so as not to delay the delicate fermentation process.
All elements that come in contact with this no sulfite added wine are subject to the most extreme hygienically conditions.
Analytical data: 12.5% alc./ vol.
Only Indigenous Yeasts used. Suitable for Vegans.
The name Spartico and the label design are derived from the word Esparto, or Esparto Grass. For centuries Esparto Grass has grown alongside Spain’s vineyards, providing various forms of life sustenance (woven tapestry, coverings, papers) for the grower families. Spartico wine celebrates the venerable union of terroir and man — a biodiversity between Esparto and Spaniards— that has lasted through the ages.
Wine made from USDA National Organic Program Certified Grapes. Certified by ECOCERT - Spain.
Bodegas Iranzo produces the Oldest Estate Bottled Wines in Spain. The first recorded written evidence of the vineyard estate Canada Honda owned by the Iranzo Perez – Duque family dates back to 1335 as granted by Kind Pedro I of Castilla.
Since 1994 we have exclusively produced wine from organically grown grapes making Bodegas Iranzo one of the oldest-established vineyards in Spain to apply this European Organic regulation. The vine cultivation system used encourages the creation of a micro-climate at the level of the plant’s organisms, with optimum temperature, insulation and humidity constants for producing grapes that ripen perfectly, a fundamental factor in obtaining quality fruit with the minimum of human intervention.
This traditional artisan wine making craft passed on for family generations combined with the exclusive organic agriculture and wine making process results in obtaining the finest of Organic Spanish Red Wines direct from our family to yours.