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Bodegas Piqueras Castillo de Alamansa Reserva, Alamansa Spain
89 Points

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Vintage: 2012
Price:
BC: $13.99
ON: $12.95
Quebec: $13.4

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -270363
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WineScores' Review

Value, consistent, balanced.
Made from Monastrell, Tempranillo and Garnacha, which was aged 12 months in barrel before bottle aging. This consistently great value red offers aromas of muddled strawberry and cherry, saddle leather and iodine, cigarbox and cocoa with spice. It has good balance, supple fruit, spice and cocoa flavours with finely textured tannins to add substance.
A solid wine, made for food. Think roasted meats, hearty pastas, potato tortilla or stews and hard cheeses.


Pairs great with Gone Crackers Olive Oil & Cracked Pepper
 
 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Wedding Wines, Cheese - Hard/Aged, Bargain Bottles , GONE CRACKERS


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2016-11-23 16:21:50.0

 

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