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90 Ratings
Bodegas Alto Moncayo Garnacha Campo de Borja
$29.99 USD
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Wine Details

Varietal

Garnacha

Style

Red

Region

Spain

Wine Description

(From 2010 Vintage) ‘Alto Moncayo’ is the flagship of the winery. It is also another single-grape variety of Garnacha, from vines between 40 and 70 years old, aged in new barrels for 20 months. It has a remarkable complex nose, with balsamic aromas, redolent of black fruit, roasted notes and a very good structure in the mouth.

Winemaker's Notes

"Dark purple. The nose offers surreal, room-filling perfume of ripe raspberry, blackberry, incense, vanilla and dried flowers. Shockingly understated on the palate, with vibrant red berry, smoked meat and baking spice flavors, silky tannins and crisp mineral bite. There's no excess fat or sweetness here. Finishes with palate-staining intensity and superb focus. I'd love to see this lined up with some mega-bucks Napa cult wines costing twice the price of this admittedly luxe-priced bottle. If you ...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator