Bodegas Alto Moncayo

Bodegas Alto Moncayo is a winery located in the area covered by the Campo de Borja Denominación de Origen (DO, wine quality standard). It was founded in 2002 with the aim of turning it into a world reference for Garnacha wines of the highest quality, prepared from native vine clones.

Bodegas Alto Moncayo Veraton 2016
"Alto Moncayo is the finest Garnacha produced in Campo de Borja and is the ultimate expression of what can be achieved from the oldest vineyards of Garnacha's original clone. These wines are the idea of Jorge Ordóñez, Bodegas Borsao, and Chris Ringland."~Winery Notes
Item Number: 31326
Case: $311.40

Bodegas Alto Moncayo 'Alto Moncayo' Garnacha 2016
‘Alto Moncayo’ is the flagship of the winery. It is also another single-grape variety of Garnacha, from vines between 40 and 70 years old, aged in new barrels for 20 months. It has a remarkable complex nose, with balsamic aromas, redolent of black fruit, roasted notes and a very good structure in
Item Number: 30881
Case: $443.40

Bodegas Alto Moncayo Veraton 2015
92  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 92 "Round and juicy, this lively red shows ripe flavors of kirsch and mulled plum, with chocolate and licorice accents. Heady but not heavy, with bright acidity and spicy and floral notes on the finish. Drink now through 2022." 6,000 cases made.—T.M.  "Alto Moncayo is the finest

Bodegas Alto Moncayo 'Alto Moncayo' Garnacha 2015
"Alto Moncayo is the finest Garnacha produced in Campo de Borja and is the ultimate expression of what can be achieved from the oldest vineyards of Garnacha's original clone. These wines are the idea of Jorge Ordóñez, Bodegas Borsao, and Chris Ringland."~winery notes

Bodegas Alto Moncayo 'Alto Moncayo' Garnacha 2014
93  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 93 "(aged for 20 months in new oak barrels, 60 percent of them French and the rest American) Dark violet. A highly perfumed bouquet evokes fresh red and dark berries, incense, vanilla and candied flowers, along with a vibrant mineral overtone. Juicy, concentrated and focused on the

Bodegas Alto Moncayo Veraton 2014
93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93  "Much brighter and fresher than the other garnachas from this producer with herbal, orange peel and delicate berry notes. The tannins are fresh and almost crisp, easily balancing the full body. Long dry finish of some complexity."~JS  Wine Spectator 92 WS TOP 100 2017 Rank 27

Bodegas Alto Moncayo 'Alto Moncayo' Garnacha 2013
93  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 93 "Bright violet color. A complex, expansive bouquet evokes ripe dark berries, candied flowers, vanilla and incense, with a smoky mineral overtone. Juicy and focused on the palate, offering concentrated boysenberry and cherry-cola flavors that show surprising vivacity and a touch of

Bodegas Alto Moncayo Veraton 2013
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "Their least-expensive wine, and one qualifying for this report, is the 2013 Alto Moncayo Veraton, aged in 60% new French oak and 40% new American oak for 17 months and bottled without filtration. This is a blockbuster, 100 % Old Vine Grenache cuvée, with a deep-purple color, great

Bodegas Alto Moncayo 'Alto Moncayo' Garnacha 2012
92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2012 Alto Moncayo, pure Garnacha from a warm, extremely dry and early vintage is extremely young and oaky with a nose full of vanilla, cinnamon, clove and smoke along with ripe blackberries, some cereal hints and notes of café au lait intermixed with quite a lot of toasts

Bodegas Alto Moncayo Veraton 2012
93  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 93  "Bodegas Alto Moncayo started in 2001 as a collaboration between importer Jorge Ordoñez, American importer Dan Phillips, Australian winemaker Chris Ringland and others. Located near the town of Borja, the 210 acres of vineyards are head-pruned, old Grenache vines planted at 3,000

Bodegas Alto Moncayo 'Alto Moncayo' Garnacha 2011
95  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 95 "I tend to drink Alto Moncayo during its first 5-6 years of life. Although I was sure they had aging potential, I did not realize just how much longevity these wines possess. They are generally full-bodied, powerful (with at least 15.5% natural alcohol), concentrated, rich wines

Bodegas Alto Moncayo 'Aquilon' Garnacha 2010
95  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 95 "Alto Moncayo, the winery created in 2002 by Jorge Ordoñez, Bodegas Borsao, Australian winemaker Chris Ringland and other partners to create the most ambitious wines from Aragón, needs no introduction, as their labels Aquilón and Alto Moncayo are well known by our readers. They

Alto Moncayo Garnacha 2010
93  Rhone Report 
Rhone Report 93 "Showing slightly more dark fruit, as well as additional density and depth, the 2010 Bodegas Alto Moncayo Campo de Borja, also a blend of 100% Garnacha, has copious blackberry liqueur, spice-box, cedar, chocolate, and licorice qualities to go with a full-bodied, seamless, supple

Alto Moncayo Garnacha 2009
100  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 100 "I gave perfect scores to the prodigious 2007 and 2009, two of the greatest expressions of old vine Grenache from the province of Aragon that anyone could have desire. They both possess plenty of black raspberry, blackberry, kirsch and licorice characteristics as well as an

Alto Moncayo Veraton 2008
92  International Wine Cellar 
International Wine Cellar 92 "Opaque violet. Sexy aromas of red and dark berries, sandalwood, spice cake and fresh rose. Spicy, concentrated raspberry and blackberry flavors are given spine by zesty minerals and pick up a smoky quality with air. Impressively lively for such a rich wine, with strong

Bodegas Alto Moncayo Veraton 2009
" This wine is spectacular, and represents the perfect foil for grilled steak. Rich, full bodied and muscular, Alto Moncayo has riveting intensity and palate staining extract; this Spanish red is inky/purple, full-bodied, and rich. This pedal-to-the-metal offering should age handsomely for a