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Moncayo Alto Campo de Borja 2009

Member Review by BeautifulCalamity:

Great balance and flavors. Peppery with black fruit flavors.

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Member Reviews for Moncayo Alto Campo de Borja

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Snooth User: BeautifulCalamity
7729671,946
3.50 5
Vintage: 2010 07/06/2013

Great balance and flavors. Peppery with black fruit flavors.


Snooth User: MrRiesling
2015421,394
3.50 5
Vintage: 2010 01/26/2014

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: breas8361
84808610
4.50 5
03/16/2013

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: Wine Fire
577933841
4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 05/28/2011

The 2008 Alto Moncayo Moncayo is a big, beautiful, full-bodied wine that evolves to its peak over 3 hours. The nose opens to intense aromas of blackberry and plum, with pepper and spice in the mix. The palate is strongly fruit forward at launch, with dense blackberry and plum creating a thick, sweet fruit paste in the center of the tongue, held in check and focused nicely in a full-bodied palate with strong tannins providing a framework for evolution. Notes of herbal flavors linger at the back, while pepper and spice add heat on the top, and a metallic coating seeps toward the front, making this a wine heavy and full but also varied and long. The lengthy finish maintains interest as vanilla, oak, tobacco and cocoa dance fleetingly through the thick array of flavors. The lively spice on the top saves this wine from becoming syrupy and lifts it from its heaviness to a cleaner, brighter finish than seems likely at first pouring. A pleasant, robust acidity helps both fruit and spice evolve over an hour and beyond, evoking balance, integration and harmony from a rough start. Between two and three hours, the big fruit subsides and moves to the background while herbal flavors elevate and dominate the finish, leaving a slightly astringent aftertaste. But for the pepper and spice on the top, the wine might become thin, but does not. At four hours and beyond, the herbaceous backend recedes and grapefruit becomes the dominant fruit, melding with continuingly strong acidity to render a pleasantly sour citric center.


Snooth User: Ron5953
634884297
4.00 5
Vintage: 2008 06/20/2011

Four glasses


Snooth User: Chelsey E
492205255
3.50 5
Vintage: 2007 05/13/2011

Nice vanilla with red fruit. Pleasant, but a little bitey on the end.


Snooth User: deckershouse
74474317
5.00 5
Vintage: 2007 01/25/2011

Very good flavor, dry clean aftertaste.


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External Reviews for Moncayo Alto Campo de Borja

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Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2015 03/09/2018

Notes: ‘Veraton’ is the third wine we produce from the Garnacha grape, from vines between 30 and 50 years old, and aged in barrels for 16 months. It is a wine with an attractive collection of balsamic notes, of chocolate and black fruits, very warm in the mouth and an extremely pleasant finish.


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Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2014 01/16/2018

Notes: ‘Veraton’ is the third wine we produce from the Garnacha grape, from vines between 30 and 50 years old, and aged in barrels for 16 months. It is a wine with an attractive collection of balsamic notes, of chocolate and black fruits, very warm in the mouth and an extremely pleasant finish. ** Only 6 in Stock **


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Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2014 02/01/2018

Notes: ‘Veraton’ is the third wine we produce from the Garnacha grape, from vines between 30 and 50 years old, and aged in barrels for 16 months. It is a wine with an attractive collection of balsamic notes, of chocolate and black fruits, very warm in the mouth and an extremely pleasant finish. ** Only 5 in Stock **


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Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2014 11/29/2017

Notes: ‘Veraton’ is the third wine we produce from the Garnacha grape, from vines between 30 and 50 years old, and aged in barrels for 16 months. It is a wine with an attractive collection of balsamic notes, of chocolate and black fruits, very warm in the mouth and an extremely pleasant finish. ** Only 12 in Stock **


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Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2014 12/15/2017

Notes: ‘Veraton’ is the third wine we produce from the Garnacha grape, from vines between 30 and 50 years old, and aged in barrels for 16 months. It is a wine with an attractive collection of balsamic notes, of chocolate and black fruits, very warm in the mouth and an extremely pleasant finish. ** Only 7 in Stock **


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
Vintage: 2014 03/05/2018

Notes: ‘Veraton’ is the third wine we produce from the Garnacha grape, from vines between 30 and 50 years old, and aged in barrels for 16 months. It is a wine with an attractive collection of balsamic notes, of chocolate and black fruits, very warm in the mouth and an extremely pleasant finish. ** Only 1 in Stock **


External Review
Vintage: 2011 02/15/2014

Vivid ruby. High-pitched red berry and floral scents are complemented by notes of mocha, vanilla and licorice pastille. Sweet and seamless but surprisingly lively, offering intense black raspberry and lavender pastille flavors and a hint of clove. The floral quality gains strength with air and carries through a long, youthfully tannic finish.


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