Red Wine Alto Moncayo Veraton 2020

Crianza red wine from Campo de Borja. Old-vines Grenache aged for 16 months in French and American oak barrels.

Crianza. 16 Months in French and American oak barrels
Percentage of Alcohol: 15.5º
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes Varieties: Grenache Red,
Wineries: Alto Moncayo
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Availability: In stock

Product Description

A varietal Grenache wine crafted by world-class Australian oenologist Chris Ringland of Barossa Valley fame, the red wine Alto Moncayo Veraton is born in the mountainous region of Campo de Borja, in the northern Spanish province of Aragón.

Produced by the Alto Moncayo winery, this varietal Spanish red wine is sourced from 30 to 60-year-old vineyards situated on the hills of the Moncayo mountains. Soils are rocky and extremely poor, while climate is quite extreme.

Harvested by hand, the grapes of this Crianza red wine were carefully selected and vinified. Malolactic fermentation and the subsequent 16-month ageing period took place in new American and French oak barrels.

Not filtered prior to bottling, the red wine Alto Moncayo Veraton 2020 should be decanted 1 hour before drinking.

This red wine from Campo de Borja will evolve beautifully over the next years.

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The red wine Alto Moncayo Veraton is deep purple with a garnet rim.


This is a deep and exuberant old-vines Grenache. Prominent notes of balsam, along with loads of black fruit, some intimations of red berries, notions of grinded pepper, english custard and moka. In the background, there appear subtle aromas of aromatic herbs, garrigue and dry earth.


Bold, slightly warm and well-structured, this wine from Alto Moncayo is smooth, with a velvety body and a great texture. Notes of liquor-infused fruit, balsam, flowers and dry earth, wrapped in some creamy nuances. Great acidity, ripe tannins and long, refreshing finish.

Our personal opinion

Elegant and savoury, the red wine Alto Moncayo Veraton 2020 has an excellent pleasure-value ratio.


Alto Moncayo Veraton 2019:

Enterwine 94.

Alto Moncayo Veraton 2018:

Enterwine 94. Guía Peñín 93. J.Suckling 92.

Alto Moncayo Veraton 2017:

Enterwine 94. Guía Peñín 93.

Alto Moncayo Veraton 2016:

Enterwine 94. Peñín 96. James Suckling 94. Parker 91.

Alto Moncayo Veraton 2015:

Enterwine 94. Peñín 94. James Suckling 93.

Alto Moncayo Veraton 2014:

Peñín 93. Parker 91.

Alto Moncayo Veraton 2012:

Enterwine 95. Peñín 94. Parker 93.

Alto Moncayo Veraton 2011:

Parker 92. Peñín 93.

Year 2020
Type Red
D.O. Campo de Borja
Bottle size 75 cl
Serving tempurature 16-18ºC
Should this wine be decanted? 40-60 minutes before serving
Ageing Crianza
Type of ageing Months in French and American oak barrels
Number of months aged in Barrels 16
Enterwine's Score 93
Media rating 93
Mono-Varietal Grenache Red
Pairings Birds, bluefish, Civet, Cured cheeses, Game animals, Grilled red meats, Risotto, Roasted foods, Roasted lamb, Roasted lamb ribs, Roasted red meats, Sheep´s cheese, Specialty Spanish prosciutto , Stews
Taste Complex and Elegant, Silky and intense, Tasty with barrel notes
Occasion A special occasion, Because you deserve it, Romantic Dinner, To bring to an engagement
1 Review
First-class Grenache, not as sturdy as it may seem considering it is a Somontano. The winery has softened its procedures, and now the oak is less prominent.
Review by (Posted on 24 January 2018)
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