Tim Atkin | Master of Wine

Tim’s Tasting Notes

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2015 Laderas del Tiétar Garnacha, Gredos

£8.50, 14%, The Wine Society

Tasted at: Wine of the Week

Spain has grubbed up a depressing amount of its Garnacha plantings in the last 20 years, but the grape is still capable of great things, even at this sort of very affordable price. Hailing from the high altitude Grelos Mountains near Madrid, this is a remarkably fresh, refined wine that nods towards Pinot Noir and Cinsault in style. Tangy acidity, raspberry and redcurrant fruit and a long refreshing finish are complemented by silky tannins. Stunning value. 

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