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2007 Bodegas Olivares Altos de la Hoya Ungrafted Old Vines Jumilla
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91 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2008

($14) Inky purple color. Strongly floral nose displays a seductive bouquet of dark berries, lavender, rose and smoky Indian spices. Vibrant blackberry and candied cherry flavors are lifted by zesty minerals, becoming deeper and sweeter with air. The impressively brisk and focused finish features pure berries. Here's another crazy value.

88 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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08/19/2009
by PJCaserta
The Olivares bottlings first impression aromatically is of sweet berry preserve on warm toast then leading to earth cherry, mulberry, buttered wheat toast, chocolate and a distinct rum note. The wine shows only a hint of oak. In the mouth the wine exhibits Indian spice, black raspberry, grilled plum, tea, and a heady finish. Flavors of warm toast, plant stem and brandy macerated berries showing on the extended finish. This wine has edgy alcohol, after one day opened the wine became very earthy with dried out fruit. Less ripeness would have made this wine better and last longer. (88/100)

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