Alta Vista Atemporal 2017 - Bottle Shop of Spring Lake
Alta Vista Atemporal 2017
SKU: 06133

Alta Vista Atemporal 2017

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750ml
$24.99

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Category Red Wine
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Region Argentina, Mendoza
Brand Alta Vista
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
In nose, complex due to its three vines. Notes of violet, pepper, cinnamon and licorice. In mouth, it is a balanced combination: The silkiness of the Malbec, the structure and power of the Cabernet Sauvignon, and the intensity of the Petit Verdot that integrates this assemblage. A complex and persistent wine. 
James Suckling
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"Blackberries, blueberries and hints of rose stem undertones. Medium to full body. Firm tannins with freshness and energy. A blend of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. Needs time to soften. Try after 2022 and onwards. "

Wine Advocate
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The red blend 2017 Atemporal was 53% Malbec, 36% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11% Petit Verdot, a blend that changes with the vintage, but it's always produced with fruit from their vineyard in Vista Flores. It fermented in concrete vats and matured in 50/50 second and third use oak barrels for 12 months. They love to blend at Alta Vista (it's their Champagne roots!), and I must say this Bordeaux blend rocks. I'm not a fan of Petit Verdot on its own, but I think it's a grape that contributes a lot to blends. It's spicy, herbal and peppery, with ripeness but without excess. They have started using some larger barrels, not just 225-liter ones, so the oaking is subtler and the aromas and flavors are very integrated and in the background. 34,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in August 2019.

Luis Gutierrez, October 31, 2019

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