Aldonia 100, Rioja 2015

SR09815

Top Riojan red wine from this modern bodega, you’d be forgiven for thinking you have a generous glass of Châteauneuf-du-Pape not Spain’s finest! It’s all made from 100 year-old Garnacha (aka Grenache in the Rhône Valley) vines which bring concentration, sublime silkiness and lasting power to the wine. With just enough oak, the fruit is dense and luxurious, designed to be savoured with your favourite red meat, venison perhaps, or a hunk of mature cheese on possibly the coldest day of winter. Unless you can find an excuse to uncork it earlier...

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Type Red
ABV 15.0%
Bottle Size 75 cl
Country Spain
Region Spain
Area Rioja
Style Powerful
Vintage 2015
Major Grape Grenache
Grapes 100% Grenache
Drinking Guide Drink Now
Food Match Minute steak and chips
Notes

Environmentally-Friendly

Press Reviews

Made from 100-year-old garnacha vines, this is a concentrated and medium-bodied Rioja. It has an expressive nose with an autumnal, sweet fruit and slips down with a fair degree of silkiness. There is a lovely texture to this wine – it is really very good indeed.
Will Lyons, The Sunday Times, 4th February 2018

This is unusual for Rioja; a 100% garnacha wine from vineyards over 100 years old. It’s powerful but balanced, with a spicy edge to the sweet raspberry and cherry fruit. There’s a hint of smokiness with firm but fine-grained tannins and concentration of fruit, finishing quite dry.

Jamie Goode, The Sunday Express, 28th January 2018

Made by a family concern in Rioja Baja which turned from grape growers into winemakers with considerable success if this 100% Garnacha is anything to go by. The minimal use of oak allows the perky clove and vanilla spice to do nothing more than tickle the nostrils while the generous black-fruited palate has a whisper of leather and well integrated tannins.
The Wine Gang, www.thewinegang.com, October 2017

100% 100-year-old Garnacha grown at 850 m in Rioja Baja, aged for 14 months in oak barrels. Light and sophisticated. Really lovely texture and lift. Soars off the palate with fine acidity but masses of fruit. A very gentle hand on the tiller in the winery. This should have a real future but is already a delight. GV 17/20 Drink 2017–2025

This 15% wine is dangerously appetising and drinkable. Really lovely stuff.
Jancis Robinson, www.jancisrobinson.com, 13th October 2017

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Made from 100-year-old garnacha vines, this is a concentrated and medium-bodied Rioja. It has an expressive nose with an autumnal, sweet fruit and slips down with a fair degree of silkiness. There is a lovely texture to this wine – it is really very good indeed.
Will Lyons, The Sunday Times, 4th February 2018

This is unusual for Rioja; a 100% garnacha wine from vineyards over 100 years old. It’s powerful but balanced, with a spicy edge to the sweet raspberry and cherry fruit. There’s a hint of smokiness with firm but fine-grained tannins and concentration of fruit, finishing quite dry.

Jamie Goode, The Sunday Express, 28th January 2018

Made by a family concern in Rioja Baja which turned from grape growers into winemakers with considerable success if this 100% Garnacha is anything to go by. The minimal use of oak allows the perky clove and vanilla spice to do nothing more than tickle the nostrils while the generous black-fruited palate has a whisper of leather and well integrated tannins.
The Wine Gang, www.thewinegang.com, October 2017

100% 100-year-old Garnacha grown at 850 m in Rioja Baja, aged for 14 months in oak barrels. Light and sophisticated. Really lovely texture and lift. Soars off the palate with fine acidity but masses of fruit. A very gentle hand on the tiller in the winery. This should have a real future but is already a delight. GV 17/20 Drink 2017–2025

This 15% wine is dangerously appetising and drinkable. Really lovely stuff.
Jancis Robinson, www.jancisrobinson.com, 13th October 2017

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