ready-keep2011 Artadi, La Poza de Ballesteros

Product: 90202B
  • The Wine Advocate
    92/100
  • Ready, but will keep

Description

Visiting la Poza and Valdegines, each on the gentle slopes of a valley, with differing aspects and orientations, one can clearly see how Artadi are in the vanguard of the Parcellaire movement in Spain, that is to say the identification of specific plots to give specific character to the wines. La Poza gets afternoon sun and is harvested a week earlier than Valdegines. Its pure clay/limestone soils give wines of power and structure; the 2011 has a nose of eucalypt, soy and black tea, and a ripe fruit character on the palate, nicely supported by the finely-chiselled tannins.

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[]The Wine Advocate:: 92/100        
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Bottle Price 75cl $428.00
Was $530.00
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