Original
127 Ratings
Vina Almaviva Puente Alto

Wine Description

(From 1996 Vintage) Immensely rich with striking blackcurrant flavours, a firm tannic structure and a long, long finish.

Winemaker's Notes

Deep, intense, opaque ruby red. The nose reveals a generous and powerful bouquet of blackberries, ripe cassis, licorice and  violets, with mineral hints and fine notes of vanilla, coffee, black pepper, incense and dark chocolate.  The mouth shows an outstanding balance, full of density, life, roundness and savors. The ripe, silky, concentrated and enrobed tannins give to the wine an incomparable voluptuous texture, as the evolution leaves an impression of plenitude and harmony. An extraordinary complex and powerful wine, full-bodied, persistent and layered, perfectly balanced by a great acidity.

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    nice, but finish not that long as expected from its reputation

    about 2 years
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    07-08-2010 bebemos em Orypaba. muito bom mas cedo para beber.

    about 2 years
Expert Reviews
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  • 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
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 06/07