Herencia Altés Garnatxa Negra 2014

$9.99
$8.49

SKU 25846

750ml

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Bright crimson in colour, this wine is very expressive with notes of red fruits and minerals that leap from the glass. Plenty of fruit on the palate, a touch of complexity and sweet tannins. Pairs well with grilled meats, cabrito and lamb.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Spain
Region Catalonia
Appellation Terra Alta
Brand Herencia Altés
Alcohol/vol 13.8%
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Wine AdvocateThink of this as a Spanish Cote du Rhône coming from vineyards planted as far back as 1915. This is another up-and-coming area in Spain and importer Eric Solomon calls this 100% Grenache wine his Pinot Noir of Spain. I'm not sure I'd go that far, but there is a wonderful black cherry note in the wine and underlying minerality. Fresh, medium-bodied, rather round and pure flavors, with not a lot of complexity, but a very savory mouthfeel. Drink it over the next 1-2 years. It is certainly a great value.

Robert Parker, June 2015