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Conde de Valdemar Old Vines Garnacha 2007

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

Chocolate, cocoa earth, tree bark, a little steel, leather, river stones and cigar ash, mushroom and woodsy red fruit. It’s showing maturity but with appealing complexity. Very smooth on entry, this shows a nice, plummy leading edge with good acidity and some lightly tarry top notes. The fruit is a bit roasted and leans toward the darker side for Grenache, with notes of black cherry, blueberry and tart black plum skin. This is smooth, round and medium- to full-bodied yet it finishes with a certain brightness and elegance due to the acidity and really fine mineral finale. Lovely complexity and freshness here. 90pts

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Region: Spain » Rioja

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Color: Red
Varietal: Grenache
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Editorial Reviews for Conde de Valdemar Old Vines Garnacha

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
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05/03/2012

Chocolate, cocoa earth, tree bark, a little steel, leather, river stones and cigar ash, mushroom and woodsy red fruit. It’s showing maturity but with appealing complexity. Very smooth on entry, this shows a nice, plummy leading edge with good acidity and some lightly tarry top notes. The fruit is a bit roasted and leans toward the darker side for Grenache, with notes of black cherry, blueberry and tart black plum skin. This is smooth, round and medium- to full-bodied yet it finishes with a certain brightness and elegance due to the acidity and really fine mineral finale. Lovely complexity and freshness here. 90pts




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