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Altolandon Bobal, Manchuela 2019

Red Wine from Spain
4.000000000 star rating 8 Reviews
Bobal was traditionally used to add colour and velvety texture to blends but its wild, spicy personality and succulent fruit deserve a starring role. From high-altitude vineyards near Valencia in Spain, this is one for tender spring lamb.
Price: £8.95 Bottle
Price: £107.00 Case of 12
In Stock
Code: SP16751

Wine characteristics

  • Red Wine
  • Full-bodied
  • Bobal
  • 75cl
  • Now to 2023
  • 14% Alcohol
  • no oak influence
  • Cork, natural

The Scotsman

In the past the bobal grape disappeared in bulk blends, but its career as a solo varietal is thanks to wines like this spicy version from some of Spain's high-altitude vineyards near Valencia.

Rose Murray Brown

The Scotsman

In the past the bobal grape disappeared in bulk blends, but its career as a solo varietal is thanks to wines like this spicy version from some of Spain's high-altitude vineyards near Valencia.

Rose Murray Brown

Mail on Sunday

A peppery frame around picture-perfect fruit. Dark yet deeply exuberant red.

Olly Smith

JancisRobinson.com

Deep, dark garnet. Interesting savoury, peppery nose. Mulberry initial impression but then it finishes dry and seriously appetising. I was expecting to find this excessively heavy but I was wrong....
Deep, dark garnet. Interesting savoury, peppery nose. Mulberry initial impression but then it finishes dry and seriously appetising. I was expecting to find this excessively heavy but I was wrong. Really successful! Really distinctive. It may well last longer than I’m predicting [2021]. Very good value.
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16.5/20

The Scotsman

Herby bright fruited easy drinking red with enticing aroma, freshness and vibrancy of a Beaujolais-style alongside the typically spicy wildness of Valencia’s bobal grape. Manchuela region’s high...
Herby bright fruited easy drinking red with enticing aroma, freshness and vibrancy of a Beaujolais-style alongside the typically spicy wildness of Valencia’s bobal grape. Manchuela region’s high elevation retains natural high acidity and Altolandon’s use of old, rather than new, oak enhances bobal’s bombastic bright fruits.
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- Rose Murray Brown

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