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Bodegas Atalaya 'Laya' Alamansa Spain
90 Points

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Region: Spain Jumilla
Vintage: 2020
Price:
AB: $16.0 + price will vary
BC: $16.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -189902
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WineScores' Review

Supple, intense, succulent.
Great value at under $17, the Laya is made from bush vines grown on calcareous soil vineyards resting between 700 and 1000 meters above sea level in Alamansa; it's a blend of Garnacha Tintorera (aka Alicante Bouschet) and Monastrell (aka Mourvedre).
Cherry licorice and sweet mocha aromas are layered with vanilla, clove and a hint of white pepper. It has a supple meaty character and flavours of dark chocolate, toasted brown spice, wild herbs and fleshy black fruits.
Pair: Slow roasted or grilled meats, hearty Spanish stews or aged crumbly cheeses.


Pairs great with Gone Crackers Olive Oil & Cracked Pepper
 
 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cheese - Semi Hard / Medium , GONE CRACKERS


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2021-11-08 17:15:09.0

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -806117

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -806117

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -806117

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -866038

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -418038

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -783936

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -480889

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -632893

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93 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -468900

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -468900

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -634014

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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -920546

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92 Points

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93 Points

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Mt. Boucherie Estate Winery 'Summit', British Columbia
92 Points

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94 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -866038

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -74971

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95 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -315838

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95 Points

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95 Points

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93 Points

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95 Points

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