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2007 Ateca Spanish Red "Atteca Old Vines Garnacha"

Ateca 2007 Old Vines Garnacha

Winery: Ateca

Vintage: 2007

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Atteca Old Vines Garnacha"

Wine Category: Spanish Red

Grape blend: 100% Grenache

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Calatayud

State or country: Spain

Price: $16

Cases produced: 1,250

KWG Score: 91.5 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: August 16, 2009

Wine Review: This very dark purple colored Grenache from Spain was well received by friends at dinner at Eastern Standard Restaurant in Boston. It opens with a mild spicy black raspberry bouquet with a hint of blueberry. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, well balanced, and silky. The flavor profile is a blend of black raspberry and black currant with notes of black licorice mixed in. The finish is dry, tingly, but brief. This wine was very approachable and easy to drink. It went perfectly with our meatloaf special. Our guests really enjoyed this Very Good wine. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

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