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Alta Vista Atemporal Red Blend 2017

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Winery: Alta Vista
Region: ,
Varietal: Red Blend
SKU: ALTATE2017 Categories: ,
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Alta Vista Atemporal Red Blend 2017

$19.99

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94 pts James Suckling April 2020

Blackberries, blueberries and hints of rose stem undertones. Medium to full body. Firm tannins with freshness and energy. A blend of malbec, cabernet sauvignon and petit verdot. Needs time to soften. Try after 2022 and onwards.

91 pts Wine Advocate October 2019

The red blend 2017 Atemporal was 53% Malbec, 36% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11% Petit Verdot, a blend that changes with the vintage, but it’s always produced with fruit from their vineyard in Vista Flores. It fermented in concrete vats and matured in 50/50 second and third use oak barrels for 12 months. They love to blend at Alta Vista (it’s their Champagne roots!), and I must say this Bordeaux blend rocks. I’m not a fan of Petit Verdot on its own, but I think it’s a grape that contributes a lot to blends. It’s spicy, herbal and peppery, with ripeness but without excess. They have started using some larger barrels, not just 225-liter ones, so the oaking is subtler and the aromas and flavors are very integrated and in the background. 34,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in August 2019.

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