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Red Wine Alto Las Pizarras 2011

Single varietal Grenache from Calatayud, aged in new French oak barrels for 11 months.

Crianza. 11 Months in French oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 14º
Bottle size: 75 cl
D.O.: Calatayud
Mono-variety: Grenache Red
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Regular Price: €15.50

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Alto Las Pizarras 2011 is a Spanish red wine produced from very old Grenache vines grown at altitudes between 700 and 1000 metres above sea level and located in the northern Spanish region of Calatayud.

Crafted by the Bodegas y Viñedos del Jalón winery, this varietal red wine comes from vineyards over 60 years of age planted in slate soils, a feature that brings a distinctive depth and minerality to this wine.

Harvested by hand, the grapes were fermented for 20 days in stainless steel tanks, and subsequently aged in new French oak barrels of different sizes for a period of 11 months.

Decant 1 hour before drinking.

Right now, this wine is drinking nicely.

Drink until 2021.

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Appearance

Clean, bright, high cherry-coloured robe with a violet rim.

Nose

Primary aromas of red and black fruit, nicely intertwined with aromas of vanilla, balsam and toast. As the wine opens, we perceive notes of sweet cherries, flowers, baked bread, hay and roasted coffee.

Palate

Alto Las Pizarras 2011 is tense and well-structured, showing notions of ripe red berries, a delicately bitter touch, deep mineral notions, a touch of spices and remembrances of underbush. Well-balanced acidity and silky tannins. Long finish.

Our personal opinion

Elegant, full-grown, profound red wine from Calatayud. Don't miss it!

OTHER VINTAGES

Alto Las Pizarras 2010:

Gold Medal-International Wine Guide.

Alto Las Pizarras 2009:

Parker 91. Silver Medal-International Wine Guide.

 Alto Las Pizarras 2008;

Parker 91. Peñín 91.

Year 2011
Type Red
D.O. Calatayud
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 15-17ºC
Should this wine be decanted? One hour before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 11
Enterwine's Score 93
Media rating 93
Other guides Guía ABC de Vinos: 94 puntos.
Mono-Varietal Grenache Red
Pairings Birds, Bull meat, Civet, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Hamburgers , Roasted foods, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Steak Tartare, Stews
Taste Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion Barbecue, Business dinner, Dinner with friends, Family reunion, Reunion with colleagues
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Yes, and a very deep Grenache it is. Good acidity, a savoury tang, with a deep imprint of the soil. Review by Deeep (Posted on 21/10/2017)
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