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Viña Zorzal Malayeto Garnacha 2016

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Viña Zorzal Malayeto Garnacha 2016
$16.98

SKU 636824791338

750ml

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Appearance: Clear, medium intensity, ruby color wine. Nose: Clean, high intensity fresh aromas of black fruit such us blackberry, blackcurrant, also black pepper, cedar and earthy notes. Palate: Dry and fresh, soft tannins and medium body. Black fruit flavors, mineral hints and a long finish. Serving Suggestions: Ideal accompaniment for cured ham, stews, game and meat dishes.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Spain, Navarra
Brand Viña Zorzal
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Wine AdvocateThe single-vineyard Garnacha 2016 Malayeto comes from 2.39 hectares of vines averaging 35 years of age in the village of Fitero at 520 meters in altitude on limestone soils. It's a bright ruby colored red, wine with tons of spices, herbs, flowers, notes of bay leaf, thyme and a bright personality. It has a light to medium-bodied palate with unnoticeable oak (it matured in well-seasoned, neutral oak foudres and barrels), with complex stone minerality, a dry and long finish. This is really delicious and a very good value, possibly the freshest of the six Garnachas I tasted from them. Some 12,000 bottles were filled in March 2018. This is a real bargain, one to buy by the case.

Luis Gutierrez, December 28, 2018