Red

2010 Herencia Altes Garnatxa Negra Terra Alta

Garnatxa Negra

  • Spain
  • Catalunya
  • Tarragona
  • Terra Alta
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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.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    November/December 2011, IWC Issue #159 (link)

    (Herencia Altes Garnatxa Negra Terra Alta) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • 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

Community Holdings

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  • In Cellars 35 (19%)
  • Consumed 153 (81%)

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