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Alvear 2015 ALANGE

The 2015 Alange Tempranillo saw a brief 4 months in French and American oak and comes out of the bottle ready to play. A rich but not fully opaque purple colour, it spills out sweetly perfumed and herbal-tinged aromas of redcurrant, raspberry, cherry Halls, balsamic vinegar and Fisherman’s Friend. The oak’s light touch is more prevalent on the lush, modern palate, as vanilla and malted chocolate round out a tangy red fruit core tinged by pomegranate brightness. It lives up to its all-caps label by being right in your face from the first sip, bold and plush, but its subtle dusty tannins kick in on the back end to keep the peace. Right now it comes across as a touch put together and unsettled, but that should be aided by a little more time in bottle; it remains easy delicious flavour for a wallet-friendly price. Enjoy with grilled red meats and chicken, stews, and hard cheeses.

 Producer Alvear
 Region Ribera del Guadiana
 Country Spain
 Varietals Tempranillo
 Vintage 2015

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Alvear

Montilla, Córdoba, Spain Montilla, Córdoba, Spain

Bodegas Alvear is one of the most prestigious and internationally recognized wineries of Spain. It is the oldest winery in Andalusia. It is recognized worldwide for its quality wine elaboration, particularly specializing in sweet wine Pedro Ximénez. Bodegas Alvear es una de las bodegas de mayor prestigio...

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