120 Ratings
Vina Almaviva Puente Alto
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Wine Description

(From 2009 Vintage) Classically built, with a compact and fine-tuned frame giving way to rich cassis, black cherry reduction, fig paste, spice box and licorice notes woven with fine tannins, juicy acidity and a firm, minerally spine.

Winemaker's Notes

Intense, dark ruby red. Chocolate, molasses and a blend of cassis and forest berries create a complex nose where fresh coffee, leather, forest cedar and grilled citrus zests appear subtly throughout the evolution. Frank elegance and a refined structure are revealed on the round and supple attack. Caramel harmonizes with smoky dark cocoa and ripe tannins for a beautifully smooth finish. A wine defined by balance, complexity and class.

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 06/07
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1998 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/31/01
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (From 1998 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast