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La Maldita Rioja Garnacha 750ML 2014
Sku: IT-0028074
Product Rating
Critics Ratings:   (1)
Product Information
Country: Spain
Region: Rioja
Grape Varietal: Grenache
Type: Still wine
Inventory Location
Santa Clara/San Jose
 
Reg. $9.98

Qty:
 
Wine Advocate 88 points - A new label, this young Garnacha called 2014 La Maldita, makes a reference to the difficulties of growing the grape in Rioja, which gave it the nickname”La Maldita,” the cursed one. This is a young-fruit driven red, bottled after a short stage in barrel and seems to have a whiff of carbonic maceration-like aromas, candy and licorice It seems like there is a little spritz in the palate making it lively and fresh, with unnoticeable tannins and juicy fruit. Very good value. 50,000 bottles produced.  (Apr 2015)

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Wine maker notes
Incredibly fresh and fruit-forward with notes of strawberries, tart cherries, spring flowers, and loamy soil undertones in a medium-bodied, pure format. Vibrant acidity and silky tannins allow this easy-drinking red to go down smoothly. Aged predominantly in stainless steel on the lees for 3-4 months, with a percentage resting in French and American barrels. Enjoy with everyday favorites such as pizza, pastas, burgers, and grilled vegetables. Drink young.


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