2016 Aalto Tempranillo
Tempranillo - 1.5L
2016 Aalto Tempranillo
  • WA 95
  • JD 94

Reg: $99.94

$84.94

This product is
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Reg: $99.94

$84.94

This product is
out of stock

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WA 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, September 2018
(WA 93-95 points) When I tasted it, the 2016 Aalto had already been blended and taken out of the barrels, waiting to be bottled in a couple of weeks. It's still young and tender, with peachy aromas, a little creamy and...   (WA 93-95 points) When I tasted it, the 2016 Aalto had already been blended and taken out of the barrels, waiting to be bottled in a couple of weeks. It's still young and tender, with peachy aromas, a little creamy and with a soft palate where the tannins are fine-grained. In 2016, they used more vineyards, grapes from their own plots and others purchased from suppliers. They expect to fill some 280,000 bottles in late June 2018. 2016 was a higher-yielding year that provided fresh and balanced wines. It should age nicely. - Luis Gutiérrez  
JD 94
jebdunnuck.com, April 2019
Not far off the more limited production cuvée, the 2016 Aalto is another brilliant wine from this estate and is all Tempranillo brought up in 50% new oak. This ripe, sexy wine delivers loads of crème de cassis, vanilla...   Not far off the more limited production cuvée, the 2016 Aalto is another brilliant wine from this estate and is all Tempranillo brought up in 50% new oak. This ripe, sexy wine delivers loads of crème de cassis, vanilla, dried flowers, and spice box notes, with just a hint of background oak. Pure, incredibly well balanced, with sweet tannins, and medium to full body, it’s going to benefit from a year or two in bottle and keep for 15 to 20 years.  
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Tempranillo
Country Spain
Region Ribera Del Duero
Vintage 2016
Size 1.5L