2014 La Poza de Ballesteros

Artadi

91Average Score
Red
6x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 3 Marketplace
£348.00
12x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 5 Marketplace
£694.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
91
Critic Notes

As with the rest of the 2014s, the bottled 2014 La Poza de Ballesteros was quite faithful to the sample I tasted before it was bottled. In this case, the wine continued showing the riper character and more Mediterranean profile of the vineyard. As with most of the single-vineyard wines from the vintage, it was aged in oak barriques for 12 months. The oak feels a little more evident (Carlos explained they used a little more new oak for it), and this is a wine with more fruit—La Poza behaves better in cooler years like 2013. This is rounder, lusher and juicy with structure, more volume and it's quite open and expressive. 5,000 bottles were filled. Feb 2018, www.robertparker.com

Score: 91-/100Luis Gutierrez
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Product details
Country
Spain
Region
Rioja
Sub-region
-
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
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Country
Spain
Region
Rioja
Sub-region
-
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
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