Almansenas La Huella de Adaras 2007

Red Blends from Spain

$15.99
Item No. 101325
  • red wine
  • ST88
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2005
  • RP92

Winemaker's Notes

Cherry red in color with violet streaks and a very dark robe.

In the nose it is potent with an explosion of fresh red fruit and smoky, mineral overtones. With time, it develops riper fruit aromas in addition to Mediterranean undergrowth, spices and black berries.

In the mouth it is initially attractive, giving way to well developed tannins, clear acidity and tasty fruitiness. It has hints of black liquorice, with graphite and spices - complex on the whole, which illustrates the personality of the Almansa terroir .

Critical Acclaim

"Inky ruby. Powerful aromas of black raspberry, cherry preserves and licorice. Weighty, palate-coating dark berry flavors are complemented by smoky minerals, gaining a floral character with air. The chewy finish repeats the licorice note and leaves a note of cracked pepper behind. Pretty serious in personality for this price point, and in need of rich food. "
88 Points

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