Alion 2012 Alion Bodegas


4.1 sterren - 3 professionele reviews
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Classificatie Cru Classe
Wijnsoort Rood
Producent Alion Bodegas
Jaar 2012
Land Spanje
Streek Ribera del Duero
Tempranillo
Inhoud 0,75
Conditie Perfect
Etiket Perfect
Voorraad 0

Professionele reviews

BOW (7.5)

Parker (95)

2012 has to be one of the best recent vintages of Alión. This 2012 Alión is pure Tempranillo from vineyards averaging 25 to 30 years of age, harvested at the end of September and matured for 14 months in new French oak barrels. The nose is much more elegant than the Pintia from Toro (I tasted them together), still very fresh and primary but with a special brightness of fruit, shiny cherries, raspberries, something effervescent, open and somehow exuberant. The palate is quite round, much more polished, with some notes of dark chocolate, some subtle volatility, elegant, fresh and long. It has the balance and stuffing to develop nicely in bottle. Superb balance, Ribera character, clean, modern classic. 280,000 bottles were produced

Winespectator / James Suckling (90)

Cherry, raspberry and kirsch flavors show a ripe character in this bright red, backed by citrusy acidity and light, firm tannins. Well-balanced, fresh and lively.

Alion Bodegas - Alion 2012

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