Bodegas Aalto Aalto 2016

Bodegas Aalto Aalto 2016

 

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Bodegas Aalto
Aalto 2016
  • Vintage : 2016
  • Country : Spain
  • Region : Ribera del Duero
  • Subregion
  • Type : Red
  • Style Rich and Spicy
  • Format : 75cl
  • Alcohol : 14°
  • Grappes : 100% Tempranillo

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Experts Score Vintage
WS Wine Spectator 95 2016
RP Robert Parker 95 2016
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Mariano García made the wines at Spanish icon Vega Sicilia for 30 years before founding Aalto in 1999 with partner Javier Zaccagnini, and the young winery has established a record of consistent quality. This bottling is 100 percent Tinto Fino (the local name for Tempranillo), primarily from old-vine vineyards.

After a brutally dry summer in 2012, García decided to drop 30 percent of the grape bunches to encourage uniform ripening of the remaining fruit on the drought-stressed vines. The wine ages an average of 20 months in 85 percent French oak, the rest American.

Wine Spectator (WS) : 95 Points (2016)
This plush red delivers boysenberry and raspberry compote flavors, with notes of vanilla, licorice and forest floor. Firm tannins and bright acidity keep this focused. Sleek and polished through the floral finish. Vibrant and expressive. Drink now through 2028.

Robert Parker (RP) : 95 Points (2016)
When I tasted it, the 2016 Aalto had already been blended and taken out of the barrels, waiting to be bottled in a couple of weeks. It's still young and tender, with peachy aromas, a little creamy and with a soft palate where the tannins are fine-grained. In 2016, they used more vineyards, grapes from their own plots and others purchased from suppliers. 2016 was a higher-yielding year that provided fresh and balanced wines. It should age nicely.Range: 93-95

Bodegas Aalto Aalto PS 2016
Bodegas Aalto Aalto PS 2016
Bodegas Aalto
Aalto PS 2016
99,90 €
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40,00 €
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