Herencia-Altés Terra Alta L’Estel 2016

Herencia-Altés Terra Alta L’Estel 2016

SKU 863



Winery Notes:

L’Estel is a summation of the varieties and terroirs of Terra Alta. By blending several varieties and old-vine sources (both estate fruit and vineyards she farms for her neighbors) Nuria Altés is able to create a serious wine with aging potential that is also charming in its youth.

Category Red Wine
Region Spain, Catalonia, Terra Alta
Brand Herencia-Altés
  • ws92

Wine SpectatorThis firm red delivers mineral and sanguine notes that frame a core of plum and licorice flavors, revealing a balance of savory and fruity character. Shows depth, with well-integrated tannins and balsamic acidity. Drink now through 2026. 672 cases imported.

Thomas Matthews, April 25, 2019
  • js92

James SucklingAromas of violets, earth, ripe cassis and blackberries. Big, soft, sweeping palate, carrying succulent, concentrated blueberry flavors, as well as juicy plums and fruitcake. Ripe tannins cascade into the finish. Drink across the next 5 years.

August 2, 2018