Alto Almanzora Este 2006

Red Blends from Spain

Price: $9.79
Item No. 98197
  • RP90
Style: Earthy & Spicy

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.

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Winemaker's Notes

The name Este means "east" in Spanish, which is the orientation of the property's main entrance.

Varieties: 45% Monastrell, 25% Tempranillo, 12% Syrah, 7% Garnacha, 6% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon

Vineyards: Both estate vineyards and purchased grapes from relevant vinegrowers plots: Marchalillo, El Olivar, Espilo, Oria, La Solana, El Almendro, Las Carrascas, La Lagunica.

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(9/27/2010)
would buy again for the price
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(9/16/2010)
The price i not bad for this wine but I have found other bargain wines on wine.com that I much prefer over this one for the same price or less.
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(9/27/2010)
This wine is okay for the price but I have found many better bargain wines offered on wine.com for the same price or less. I would not purchase this wine again.
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Learn About Alto Almanzora Map ItMap It

From the ancient mountains of Andalucía - land that has been cultivated throughout history by Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans and Muslims - lies this categorically modern winery with state of the art facilities and stunning architecture. Este is represented by a pregnant mare - a symbol of fertility that has blessed the estate's fields for thousands of years. Consulting Winemaker Rafael Palacios' skillful hand working behind the scenes is abundantly clear - a stunning wine for an even more stunning price.

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The third largest country in production, Spain ranks first in land under vine. Diversity and innovation are the key factors bringing Spain back into the world wine market. The most popular red varieties of Spain include Tempranillo and Garnacha (Grenache). Whites don't garner quite as much recognition, but there are some regional varieties not to be missed, like Albarino...

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