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Atalaya Almansa Monastrell Garnacha Tintorera 2007 Wine Review

Atalaya Almansa Monastrell Garnacha Tintorera 2007

Atalaya Almansa Monastrell Garnacha Tintorera 2007

D.O., Spain

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Price: $21.95

Drink: 2009-2014

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Atalaya Almansa

Agent: Les Vins Horizon

Product: 132605

Product: 4179

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Natalie's Score: 92/100

Vintages Wine Panel: The relatively recent modernization of Spain’s wine industry has resulted in an explosion of thrilling and stylish wines from established regions as well as previously undiscovered ones such as Almansa. My note: A wine that makes you stop talking and look down at your glass and say, oh. Gorgeous layers of blackberry, violets galore, truffles (not the chocolate kind), and smoke. This wine is a blend of Monastrell, Garnacha Tintorera, and other red grapes, and was matured for eight months in French and American oak.

This was reviewed November 21, 2009 by

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