Bodegas Atalaya 2012 Laya - 89pts

Bodegas Atalaya 2012 Laya (Almansa DO) Albacete - Spain

: Private wine shops and BCLDB stores
Cost: $14
Alcohol: 14.5%
Date Tasted: February 5th, 2014

Tasting Notes: A blend of 70% Garnacha and 30% Monastrell with bold, dark cherry and Christmas cake aromas on the expressive nose. Tangy and mouth watering, the palate packs a punch with dark fruit, cured meat and French oak flavours. Though the entry is juicy and smooth through the mid-palate, the overall balance is a touch bitter on the moderate finish, but there's a lot to love with this budget blend from Spain's Almansa DO. 
Drink 2014-2016+.
 - Liam Carrier ©copyright 2014

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