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Bodegas Atalaya La Atalaya del Camino 2013 750ml
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Bodegas Atalaya La Atalaya del Camino 2013

  • v90+
  • ws83

750ml
$15.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region Spain, Almansa
Brand Bodegas Atalaya
Alcohol/vol 15.5%
It sports a glass coated with glycerin as well as a super-fragrant nose of exotic spices, lavender, incense, and black raspberry. Succulent, layered, and totally pleasure-bent, this plush offering has a smooth-as-silk finish totally unexpected from a wine of this humble price. It is an amazing value in unrestrained hedonism. Food Pairings: Rice, pasta, (noodles, spaghetti, macaroni), vegetables, mushroom, stewed meat, sausage, pork, roast meat, red and/or white meat with sauces, grilled meat, short or medium cheeses.
Vinous
  • v90+

Inky ruby. Brooding and slow to open up. Aeration unveils powerful dark fruit preserves, licorice and candied violet, with suggestions of fruitcake and smoky minerals. A spicy note enlivens the chewy, concentrated cassis and bitter cherry flavors. Supple tannins build through a long, smoky finish, echoing the floral and licorice qualities emphatically. Give this youngster some age or a decent decanting.

Josh Raynolds, January 2016
Wine Spectator
  • ws83

This dense red shows a savory character, with smoky, gamy and loamy notes framing a core of modest plum fruit flavors. A polished texture carries firm, well-integrated tannins that yield to a bitter espresso finish. Decant. Drink now through 2018. 4,500 cases made.

Thomas Matthews, 2015