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2009 Bodegas Ateca Armas Old Vines Calatayud
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92 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2012

(100% garnacha, fermented in stainless steel tanks and then aged for 18 months in new French oak; 15.5% alcohol):  Inky purple.  An explosively perfumed bouquet evokes dark berry liqueur, incense and candied violet, with suave Indian spice and vanilla accents.  Broad, palate-staining black and blue fruit flavors are lifted by zesty mineral and oak spice notes, showing impressive depth as well as energy.  Finishes sweet, lush and impressively long, with slow-building tannins and lingering floral notes.

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Grenache (aka Garnacha)

One of the more versatile red grapes in the world, Grenache thrives in southern France and Spain (where it is known as Garnacha). Ranging in style from light and fruity to deep, brooding and intense; the grape also suits a variety of ambitions: Grenache can be used in inexpensive wines that offer immediate satisfaction, but it is also successful...
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