Bodegas Ateca 2008

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Wine Advocate # 166 Aug 2006 Robert Parker 90 Drink 2006 - 2009 Bodegas Zabrin is a new project for importer Jorge Ordonez and the Gil family of Jumilla (whose value-priced wines have consistently received raves in this publication). The 2005 Ateca is a 100% Grenache produced from the estate's oldest vineyard (80-100 years). It boasts pure raspberry liqueur notes interwoven with sweet cherry, pepper, licorice, and spice characteristics. This stunning 2005 can be enjoyed over the next 2-3 years.

Region: Spain » Aragón » Calatayud

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Winery: Bodegas Ateca
Color: Red
Varietal: Grenache
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Coconut Rice Sweet Potato Cheesecake

RiceSelect's creamy Arborio gets blended with sweet potato, coconut milk and vanilla to create this decadent cheesecake. Pairs well with Saunternes; a white dessert wine that has hints of coconut from aging in oak barrels.

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Snooth User: spiger51
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3.50 5
10/07/2010

Good value. WS 89


Snooth User: MissKit27
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0.00 5
08/04/2009

One of my favorites, although the 2004 was better.

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  • Snooth User: MissKit27
    20754926
    4.50 5
    08/04/2009

    One of my favorites, althoughthe 2004 was better.

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  • Snooth User: Alexzed
    3507954
    3.50 5
    01/10/2010

    Great wine for the price.A lot of spice.The wine can stand 5 years easily.Open the bottle one hour before tasting.Santé!!!


    Snooth User: ergodos
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    2.50 5
    06/16/2010

    Two and a half glasses



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    Wine Advocate # 166 Aug 2006 Robert Parker 90 Drink 2006 - 2009 Bodegas Zabrin is a new project for importer Jorge Ordonez and the Gil family of Jumilla (whose value-priced wines have consistently received raves in this publication). The 2005 Ateca is a 100% Grenache produced from the estate's oldest vineyard (80-100 years). It boasts pure raspberry liqueur notes interwoven with sweet cherry, pepper, licorice, and spice characteristics. This stunning 2005 can be enjoyed over the next 2-3 years.

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