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Atalaya Laya Almansa 2020 Wine Review

Atalaya Laya Almansa 2020

Atalaya Laya Almansa 2020

Almansa D.O.P., Spain

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2022-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Atalaya

Agent: Barrique Wine Imports Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Laya 2020 is a vegan-friendly, full-bodied and smooth red wine blend of 70% Grenache Tintorera and 30% Monastrell grapes sourced from Spain's Almansa wine region from vineyards 1000 metres above sea level. Look for juicy, ripe blueberry, blackberry, spiced plum and smoky flavours on this vibrant red with dusty tannins. The wine was fermented in stainless-steel tank with full malolactic conversion in oak barrel, where the wine also matured for four months. Enjoy with ribs from the grill or a sausage cassoulet.

Food pairings: meat pizza, grilled portobello mushroom burgers, lamb Bolognese, hard cheese.

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This Atalaya Laya Almansa 2020 was reviewed on September 9, 2022 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Christian Marcoux rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

The Laya 2020 made by Atalaya Winery is another well made and easy to drink Spaniard wine. Crafted in the Almansa region, the wine offers aromas of dark cherry, blackberry, orange peel, lavender, crushed gravel and vanilla. Blended from Garnacha, Tintorera and Monastrell giving the wine a full body, silky tannin and soft acidity. The finish delivers warm ripe fruit like strawberry and cherry, hint of black tea, leather, orange peel, vanilla and pie crust. Enjoy!
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Lovely and rich, with aromas of dark cherry, black florals, leather, and some stony mineral hints. Full bodied with some drying tannins and moderate acidity. Fruit notes are rich and ripe, with a slight note of vanilla mingled with wet stone minerality and touches of dried herbs on the finish. Enjoy with braised beef short ribs.

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