Born to be Wild Bobal


Mars Bonfire, Steppenwolf’s drummer’s brother, saw a poster which said,” Born To Ride” with a photo of a motorbike taking off from the ground surrounded by fire. Around that time, he had bought his first car and that’s how the idea came about to celebrate the freedom of being able to go where you want and when you want. NASA used “Born To Be Wild” to wake up their astronaut crews. And when a spaceship landed for the first time on Mars the small exploratory vehicle went down the ramp to the rhythm of “Get your motor running”. In 2004 Paris Hilton asked permission to use the song in her reality show The Simple Life. The band refused.” There are things Rock’n’Roll can’t accept.”

The organic Bobal grapes are grown in poor clay soils situated in the west of the province of Valencia at 700 metres altitude. The vines grow in a ‘continental’ climate influenced by the Mediterranean. The wine spends 9 months in French and American oak barrels.

Best enjoyed relaxing and/or with pasta, rice and red meat dishes. The Bobal grape variety has really high levels of resveratrol, an antioxidant and a heart healthy polyphenol, which helps metabolise fats.


Tasting Notes from Pinto Wines

Colour Intense Cherry Colour with a violet coloured rim
Nose Strong aromas of black and red cherries with balsamic and spicy notes
Palate Ample, full bodied, fresh and with a perfect balance between the tannins and fruit

Fact Sheet

Size 75 cl
Grape Variety 100% Bobal
Alcohol % 13%
Style Full bodied Red
Estate/Producer Wines ‘N Roses Viticultures
Country Spain
Region Valencia
Vintage 2020
Vinification Fermented in temperature controlled Vats. Aged 9 months in French oak
Closure Natural Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Uo to 5 years after harvest


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