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Ataulfos 2016

Ataulfos

2016
Méntrida (Spain)

The making of a wine which seeks to be the winery's best always arouses great respect and denotes a ...

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Details for Ataulfos 2016

Type

Wine Red Crianza

Wine region

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2016

Review

The making of a wine which seeks to be the winery's best always arouses great respect and denotes a great responsibility. Ataulfos is Jiménez-Landi's superior wine, made from old Garnachas grown in their finest parcel, a vineyard of just 1.5 hectares planted with bush vines facing westwards, at an altitude of 830 metres on silica-sand soils of former granite.

Ataulfos is conceived as a parcel wine, which means it seeks to reflect this vineyard's identity, and thus it appears, honest and direct. If you remember to decant it, you will enjoy the wine's expression to the full, with its splendid freshness, fruitiness and especially its intense floral and mineral aromas. It is extremely pleasant on the palate, and mature... an excellent Garnacha.

Food pairing

Rice dishes / Roast lamb / Roast suckling pig / Veal carpaccio / Oven-cooked game meat

Tasting notes

  • ViewPicota cherry red / Quite clear
  • Bouquet:Mineral notes / Floral notes / Fresh / Balsamic notes / Chalk / Red berries / Earth
  • Mouth:Balanced / Ripe fruit / Floral notes

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC

Bodegas Jiménez-Landi

Bodegas Jiménez-Landi

Bodegas Jiménez-Landi is a family-run enterprise which has arisen out of passion for the land and vines, and inherited the tradition both of former generations and also the actual area in which it is located, Méntrida, a town near the Sierra de Gredos mountains whose wine-growing past dates back to the 12th Century. The winery building is set inside an old manor house built in the 16th Century, within which they have managed to preserve a cave where their forebears used t...