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Date Printed: 10/22/2014
Alto Almanzora Este 2007
Alto Almanzora Este 2007
(search item no. 98198)
The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 10/22/2014: $9.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 87 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

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

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

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About Alto Almanzora:

From the ancient mountains of AndalucĂ­a - 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.