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Date Printed: 9/17/2014
Ameztoi Getariako Txakolina Rubentis 2010
Ameztoi Getariako Txakolina Rubentis 2010
(search item no. 111092)
International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 9/17/2014: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2013 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2012 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Candied red fruits combine with a lime infused edge makes this a wildly intriguing rose. By adjusting the blend to increase the amount of Hondarribi Beltza, the red txakolina grape, Ameztoi has made this rosé txakolina that retains all the freshness of traditional white txakolina but with a slight taste of strawberries and red candied fruit. Great for sipping while sharing a warm summer evening with friends.

This light and crisp wine is bottled with residual carbon to give it its signature natural spritz.

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About Ameztoi:

Ameztoi Txakolina is one of the top producers of Getariako Txakolina. The winery owns 20 hectares of vines in the best location. From the vineyards one can see the town of San Sebastian and understand the influence of the Atlantic Ocean on this vineyard site.

Ignacio Ameztoi is the seventh generation to carry on the tradition of making Txakolina in the province of Getaria. Made from the indigenous grape variety of Hondarribi Zurri and its red companion Hondarribi Beltza, the wine is fermented in stainless steel and bottled with residual carbonic that gives the wine its natural spritz.