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Wine Notes

Wine Note

Bodegas Ateca 'Honoro Vera'

This is Juan Gil's operation in Calatayud. A strikingly packaged wine I first encountered on holiday in Spain.
From old hillside bush vines, only the ripest clusters are used for this wine.
It's a dense yet bright unoaked Grenache. Black fruits with spice and pepper on the nose.
Full on the palate with ripe red and black fruits, big but really juicy with lots of spice and white pepper. Lovely weight, ripe tannins and great drinkability, despite its fairly hefty 14.5% alcohol. Would be good with a spicy pizza, barbecues, and was great with a variety of meat and vegetable tapas too. Also a fine match to seasonal casseroles and stews,

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