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Gran Valtravieso 2016

Gran Valtravieso

2016
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A single varietal Tinta Fina originating from old vineyards over 80 years old, with grapes undergoing...

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£82.15

/ 0.75 L btl

Wine Gran Valtravieso 2016

Spec sheet
Producer
Grapes
Origin
TypeRed Wine
Alcohol content i15.0%
Bottle size and vintage0.75 L - 2016

Review

A single varietal Tinta Fina originating from old vineyards over 80 years old, with grapes undergoing a double selection (in the vineyard and the winery) and meticulous ageing: 36 months in new barrels from three French woods, spending 12-month periods in each of these three types of oak, and a further 20 months in bottle in order to refine to the utmost its elegance and complexity.

A cherry-red colour, with ruby hues on the rim and great depth, Gran Valtravieso Reserva makes an impressive display on the nose with very intense aromas of fruit, of undergrowth, notes of blackberries, sweet almonds, chocolate, liquorice, other spicy and mineral hints which contribute a sensuous touch to the mix. On the palate, it appears very rounded, with sweet, powerful and well-worked tannins. Balanced, with good acidity and freshness. It has excellent body which endows it with a feeling of fullness and a long finish.

Tasting notes

  • ViewPicota cherry red / Deeply-coloured
  • Bouquet:Mineral notes / Expressive / Ripe fruit / Undergrowth / Spices
  • Mouth:Rounded / Sweet tannins / Vigorous tannins / Restrained

Wine from Bodegas y Viñedos Valtravieso

Bodegas y Viñedos Valtravieso

Valtravieso started up in 1985 on an estate called La Revilla, located in the Valladolid town of Pinel de Arriba, right in the heart of the Ribera del Duero. It was here that the first experimental grapevines were planted and the first vintage to be put on the market was the 1994, which was their Crianza. However, it wasn't until the González Beteré family acquired the property in 2002 that Valtravieso's wines really got underway. The Valtravieso philosophy is based on the...

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