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Herencia Altés Negra Garnatxa 2011 Wine Review

Herencia Altés Negra Garnatxa 2011

Herencia Altés Negra Garnatxa 2011

D.O., Terra Alta, Spain

Community Score:86/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2013-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Herencia Altés

Agent: Les Vins Horizon

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Another incredible value and full-throttle wine made from 100% Grenache from very old vines and aged completely in concrete, is a naked, unadulterated, unmanipulated effort with great minerality from the chalky, limestone soils and an intensity and richness from the old vines that are normally found in $50+ wines. Loaded with black cherry liqueur, dark spices and anise. Full-bodied and ultra-smooth. Love Aussie shiraz or big chateauneuf-du-pape? Try this. Honkin big and satisfying. Hearty meat dishes will serve it well.

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This Herencia Altés Negra Garnatxa 2011 was reviewed on June 8, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

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Cheryl Smith rated this wine as 83/100 with the following review:

Slightly smoky, full-bodied, and goes extremely well with a roast leg of lamb. If you're new to the Grenache grape, this is an excellent (and lower-priced) place to start!

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