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2010 Herencia Altes Garnatxa Negra Terra Alta
- Terra Alta
Community Tasting Notes 7
Biggsy wrote: (89 points)
September 27, 2014 - Lovely black fruit aromas dominate the nose, there's a little rose petal note with time in the glass and a tarry character too. Great balance of sweet black fruit and a savoury bite from the tannins. Quite a luxurious mouthfeel and layers of flavour. Excellent value at £10.
Monsieur le Comte wrote: (92 points)
March 12, 2014 - it's the garnacha y syrah I'm writing about...
cloves, wild strawberries, raspberries, earth, freaky blueberry and brambles, plum liqueur, pepper, even dried plum, dust, minerals...energy drink...
there you go:
perfect weather+terroir+proper varietal (grenache)+vieilles vignes= a wonderful wine!
P.S. don't DECANT this wine! Just drink it up!
golfwineski Likes this wine: (90 points)
November 2, 2013 - Another eric solomon gem. IF you like southern Rhone style wine buy this. Barnyard funk laced red rasberries, strawberries and spices. Again if you like this style its the best $10 wine I have had in a long long time
wuwumi wrote: (87 points)
September 13, 2013 - Color was a bright brick red with a pale rim. Spices, earthiness, black olives and hints of sweetness on the nose. A lot of acidity and good amount of tannins. Great QPR.
Georgenenni wrote: (92 points)
October 19, 2012 - Tangy fruit, slight natural tannins, chalk, minerality, fairly long finish. Develops well after an hour or so. Old vine fruit taste comes through nicely. Great value, highly recommended.
Pro Reviews 1
By Josh Raynolds
November/December 2011, IWC Issue #159 (link)
(Herencia Altes Garnatxa Negra Terra Alta) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2010
- Type Red
- Producer Herencia Altes
- Varietal Garnatxa Negra
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country Spain
- Region Catalunya
- SubRegion Tarragona
- Appellation Terra Alta
- UPC Code 8437007907544
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 35 (19%)
- Consumed 153 (81%)