Red Wine Aalto PS 2021

Reserva red wine from Ribera del Duero. Old-vines Tinto Fino (Tempranillo) aged for 21 months in new French oak barrels.
Reserva. 21 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 15º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Tinto Fino,
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Availability: In stock

Product Description

Produced by the prestigious winemaker Mariano García, Aalto PS is made from a selection of the best Tinto Fino (Tempranillo) grapes coming from 80 to 100 year-old vineyards located in the province of Burgos.

Hand-harvested and transported to the winery in very small boxes during hours of low light to prevent pre-fermentation, the grapes were put through another selection process at the winery before being destemmed. The grape musts from each vineyard were separately vinified prior to making the final blend.

The fermentation of this Spanish red wine from Aalto Bodegas y Viñedos was carried out at a controlled temperature. Then Aalto PS 2021 was drawn off and transferred into new French oak barrels, where it completed malolactic fermentation and was aged for a period of 21 months.

We emphatically suggest that you decant this Reserva red wine from Ribera del Duero a minimum of 2 hours before you drink it.

The winery recommends to consume the wine at least one year after its bottling. From the third year on, it will begin to develop the sort of complexity that has put this red wine from Ribera del Duero in the growing list of world-class red wines produced in Spain.

Additional Information
Additional Information

The red wine Aalto PS is deep purple with a reddish hue at the rim.


Harmonious, well-balanced and really deep. Intense notes of toast, liquorice, and ripe fruit (blackberries, redcurrants and cherries), with nuanced lactic notes, and refreshing notes that are reminiscent of After Eight. The background of this Tinto Fino (a.k.a. Tempranillo) suggests some earthy notes of wet soil and balsamic hints. The aromatic richness is truly sensational.


Elegant, complex and authoritative, this wine from Bodegas Aalto has the flair and precision which defines the wines of top level winemaker Mariano García. The mouthfeel is silky, with pristine, wonderfully ripe black fruit, and countless nuances of spices, flowers, earth and mineral. Noble tannins, tremendous acidity and very long, compelling finish.

Our personal opinion

A majestic wine, Aalto PS 2021 is nonetheless still in its childhood. This is a jewel that truly deserves your patience.


Aalto PS 2020:

Enterwine 95. J. Suckling 96. Peñín 94.

Aalto PS 2019:

Enterwine 95. Guía Peñín 94.

Aalto PS 2018:

Enterwine 95. Parker 95. T. Atkin 93.

Aalto PS 2017:

Enterwine 94. Peñín 96. Tim Atkin 95. Parker 94. Decanter 93.

Aalto PS 2016:

Enterwine 94. Parker 94. Peñín 95.

Aalto PS 2013:

Aged for 22 months in oak. Parker 95. Enterwine 95.

Aalto PS 2012:

Parker 94. Peñín 95.

Aalto PS 2011:

Parker 94. Peñín 94. Proensa Guide 98.

Year 2021
Type Red
D.O. Ribera del Duero
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? Two hours before serving
Ageing Reserva
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 21
Enterwine's Score 95
Media rating 95
Other guides J. Suckling 96.
Mono-Varietal Tinto Fina
Pairings Birds, Civet, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Red meat with gravy, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb ribs, Specialty Spanish prosciutto
Taste Complex and Elegant, Very intense and inky
Occasion A special occasion
3 Reviews
In awe...
A future world Champ. Spellbinding opulence and richness which needs a minimum of 8 years to show what it is capable of.
Review by (Posted on 24 October 2018)
One of Spain's top reds, up there with some truly great Bordeaux.
Review by (Posted on 25 January 2018)
one of my favourites
A pricy wine for sure, but I think it's worth the money. Furthermore, having drunk some older vintages I have to say that this ages exceptionally well.
Review by (Posted on 23 January 2018)
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