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2008 Aalto Ribera del Duero
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90(+?) Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2011

Bright purple.  Pungent, intensely perfumed nose displays black and blue fruits, violet, Indian spices and a lively, peppery note.  Sweet and lush on entry, then smoky and intense in the middle, offering brawny blackberry and mulberry flavors and suggestions of bitter chocolate and cracked pepper.  Ripe but fresh, with a juicy, long finish that features notes of smoke and blackberry.  This is pretty powerful for the vintage and deserves some patience. 


95 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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