Toni Arraez Calabuig, the Managing Director since 2007, has been a revolutionary for the brand, contributing his personality and his rakish vision of modern wine, without losing the essence of the growing area and a long family tradition. During its 67-year-old history the winery has been captained by three generations of Arraez who knew how to read the needs of the society to which they belonged. Toni’s grandfather, Antonio Arraez Garrigós, had the great idea of founding a winery in 1950. He started selling his wines both in bulk and in bottles thanks to the incorporation of new technologies in winemaking, viticulture and sales. The industrialization of the winemaking process and the opening of international markets at the hands of Don Antonio Arraez Ibanco came about in 1980.
The Arraez Team is efficient, with voracious initiative and includes young people who have loads of talent, passion for wine and are ready to take on the world. Here they don’t try things, they do them. Currently, the Bodegas Arraez team consists of 25 people with an average age of 30 years old.
Bodegas Arráez Vivir Sin Dormir
Vine Age: Over 30 years
Vineyad: Organically certified. Situated in Murcia at 650m.
Soil: Clay and limestone
Vinification: Fermented in stainless steel, then aged for 4 months in French oak barrels.
Tasting Notes: Spice, red fruit aromas. On the palate red and black fruits dominated, and this well-structured wine finishes with impressive persistence.
Bodegas Arráez Canallas
Grapes: 50% Tempranillo 50% Monastrell
Vine Age: Over 30 years old
Vineyard: Situated in Font de La Figuera, at an altitude of 600m.
Soil: Clay and limestone
Vinification: Fermented in stainless steel, then aged for 4 months in oak barrels
Tasting Notes: On the nose; fresh and mature fruit notes prevail with hints of vanilla and cocoa. On the palate; it’s juicy, ample, elegant and with a good balance between the spicy flavors of the barrel and the fruity character of the young Tempranillo.
Bodegas Arráez Vividor
Grapes:85% Bobal, 15% Garnacha
Vineyard: Situated to the west of the province of Valencia at a height of 700m. The vineyards grow in a continental (inland) climate but very influenced by the Mediterranean climate.
Vinification: Fermented in stainless steel, then aged for 4 months in oak barrels.
Tasting Notes: Fresh red fruit flavors on the palate, with hints of floral and balsamic notes. Medium to full-bodied with good structure.