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Breca Grenache 2013

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Luc Delorme rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A deep purple wine with up-front dark cherry and black pepper on the nose. Dark cherries remain on the palate with flavours of cooked plums. Full-bodied with high tannins, this wine is well-balanced by the sweetness of the alcohol and its acidity that fills the mouth. Long finish that brings back the aromas of dark cherry and pepper first experienced on the nose. Despite the high alcohol content, the wine is not overpowering or "boozy". Terrific bold wine.
Paul Cebo rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

Spectacular!
Ghislain Lalonde rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

FBS, NM (91)(bv), MG89 Michael Godel
Very floral garnacha from gravelly slate with more than enough blueberry and blackberry to bake into a hundred pies. As per the modern norm this 100 per cent garnacha from typically regional (upwards of 100 year) old vines pushes the scales in extraction, weight and alcohol. If any Aragonese garnacha can handle such largesse it is Calatayud because the combination of gnarly vines and rocky soil gives essential nutrients to fruit for balance. It may only be a distraction but when the wine is polished (albeit sweetly so) the looming alcohol is kept in threaded check. Drink 2017-2021. Tasted September 2016
Natalie MacLean rated this wine as 91/100




Natalie's Review

Breca Grenache 2013, Calatayud D.O., Spain: Root beer and mocha on the nose of this full-bodied, generous red wine made from Garnacha grapes harvested from hillside vineyards 3,000 feet above sea level. Finishes with black raspberry liqueur. Perfect for grilled pork chops or blackened chicken. This full-bodied Spanish red wine is made from the estate's oldest vines which are 100% Garnacha vines planted from 1925 and 1945. The soils are a mix of decomposed slate and gravelly clay. Yields are very low at just less than one ton of grapes per acre. The wine was then matured in large French oak casks. Winemaker Jorge Ordonez offers superb craftsmanship. Pair with grilled meats. Drink: 2016-2019. 329086 15.50% XD 750 mL  $22.95 Score: 91/100. October 1, 2016 Top Rated Red Wine. Charming Grilled Chicken Wine  Full Review

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