Olivares Monastrell 'Altos de la Hoya' 2016

Each : $9.95
Case: $119.40 
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Olivares Monastrell 'Altos de la Hoya' 2016

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VM: 90
Item Number: 32070
Vinous Media 90
"With its suave blend of rich dark fruit and energetic floral and spice qualities, this juicy Spanish red will pair well with a range of foods, especially grilled meats. It also drinks wonderfully by itself. Supple tannins and subtle grip keep the exuberant fruit in check."

New York Times Top 12 Under $12
"Sandy soils, as in this vineyard in the Jumilla region of southeastern Spain, are intolerable to phylloxera, the aphid that started to eat its way through European vineyards in the 19th century. As a result, these old vines of monastrell, or mourvèdre as it’s known in French, did not have to be grafted onto American rootstock, which resists phylloxera. Is that why this powerful, spicy red is so deep and rich? I don’t know, but this bottle is an extraordinary value."~Eric Asimov
Other Vintages: 2016  2015  2014  2013  2012 

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5/5 stars
Outstanding value, delicious, just like the NYT said it would be
Posted by  on 6/5/19  [Verified]
4/5 stars
Body, flavor, price - all good - Nice tobacco fruit flavor, dry, rich color, nice wine and a steal at the price.
Posted by  on 4/10/19  [Verified]

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Information about Olivares Monastrell 'Altos de la Hoya' 2016

Bottles per case: 12

Type: Spanish Red

Winery: Bodegas Olivares

Region: Spain >  Jumilla

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