2015 Atlantida Tinto

VINTAGE: 2015

APPELATION: Cadiz

VARIETALS: 100% Tintilla

WINEMAKER: Alberto Orte

ABOUT THE WINE: Atlantida is a dry red wine made in Cadiz, most famous for the fortified sherry wines of Jerez. Made from the nearly extinct Tintilla grape variety, which is an ancient variety most similar to Tinta Miuda from Portugal, and also likened to the more famous Graciano of Rioja. These Tintilla grapes are grown in a single vineyard of one hectare (2.47 acres) called Pago de Bilbaina. The soil is pure white chalk called albariza.

TASTING NOTES: Lurid ruby. Powerful, mineral-laced dark berry and floral pastille scents pick up hints of five-spice powder and woodsmoke as the wine opens up. Sappy and focused on the palate, offering intense black raspberry, bitter cherry and spicecake flavors and an exotic suggestion of blood orange. In a distinctly elegant, energetic style, with silky tannins framing the juicy, mineral-driven finish.

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SKU: 2015ATLANTIDATIN2
Wine Specs
Vintage
2015
Appellation
DO Cadiz
Alcohol %
13.5