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Pata Negra Reserva 2012 Wine Review

Pata Negra Reserva 2012

Pata Negra Reserva 2012

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $16.95

Drink: 2017-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Pata Negra

Agent: Christopher Stewart Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Savoury and juicy with mouth-watering acidity on the palate. Smoky with leather and earth aromas. Decant 2 hours and pair with lamb.

Food pairings: pork roast with cranberry and cherry stuffing, pork roasted vegetables and cider stew, pork loin with prunes and sherry.

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This Pata Negra Reserva 2012 was reviewed on November 11, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

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  • 771248

Reviews and Ratings

Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

A full bodied blend of Tempranillo, Graciano, and Mazuelo from Pata Negra this Rioja Reserve is a beautiful example of the terroir - complex, rich, brimming over in tradition and culture - the nose shows ripe red fruit, wild game, black pepper and spice. The palate is well balanced, harmonious and beautifully structured. Lengthy finish. Decanting for 1-2 hours prior to service is recommended. Great with game dishes and surprisingly delightful with dark chocolate.
Pata Negra Reserva (2012) is great value Rioja red under $20. This wine is savoury, smoky with black currant, dark plum and black cherry, berry flavours and finishes with dried tobacco and a touch of vanilla on the palate. Marqués de Carrion has been making wine for over a century. The red wine blend is 85% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano, 5% Mazuelo. - Community Wine Reviews

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