2011 Lopez de Heredia Vina Gravonia Blanco (750ml)

Macabeo from Rioja, Spain

2011 Lopez de Heredia Vina Gravonia Blanco
95JS
94WA

A gently flinty edge to the toasted almonds and praline, as well as burnt-toffee aromas here. The fruit is subdued, behind the savory aromas. Some grapefruit and lemon in the mix. On the palate, this has a very fresh, lively and sapid feel with mouthwatering acidity, holding long, fresh grilled-almond flavors, as well as lemon rind. Fino-like freshness to close. Drink or hold.

95 points, James Suckling (Jul 2019)

The white that will be sold from October or November 2019, the 2011 Viña Gravonia Blanco comes from a warmer year with very low yields, and the wine is already showing some tertiary notes, with very subtle diesel-like hints. The palate is bone dry with some nutty undertones and a salty/bitter finish. These are whites for food. 18,667 bottles were filled in November 2016, at the same time as the 2010, which means this had a shorter élevage (probably the sign of a slightly weaker year).

94 points, Luis Gutiérrez, Wine Advocate (Issue # 243 - Jun 2019)

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