Bodegas Ateca

Atteca Armas Calatayud Old Vines Garnacha

9.1117 ratings
9.18 pro ratings
Calatayud, Aragón, Spain
Garnacha
Top Notes For
"Odedi"

For my 3000th review on Vivino, here's a wonderful Spanish red.

Dark ruby in color with a short purple rim.

A wonderful nose of blackberries, cooked plums, sweet cherries, black currants, oak, licorice, vanilla, spices, cedar, cinnamon, chocolates, coffee, peppercorn, tobacco, mocha, coke, earth and pencil lead.

Full bodied and bold with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and very fruity on the palate with blackberries, black currants, plums, cooked cherries, figs, raisins, vanilla, cedar, licorice, cloves, herbs, peppercorn, pencil lead and earth.

Long finish with firm tannins and tangy raspberries.

This is a wonderful Spanish gem. Well balanced with great complexity and a great chewy mouthfeel. Still shows a little alcohol on the finish, which will disappear in a few years.

Needed time to open up properly, and I used my VSpin for 15 minutes to open it up.

Drinking very nicely now, but will be better in a few years. A Delicious wine.

Grapes are grown on rocky slate soils and hand picked. Aged for 18 months in French oak barrels.

16% alcohol by volume.

95 points.

$40.

For my 3000th review on Vivino, here's a wonderful Spanish red.

Dark ruby in color with a short purple rim.

A wonderful nose of blackberries, cooked plums, sweet cherries, black currants, oak, licorice, vanilla, spices, cedar, cinnamon, chocolates, coffee, peppercorn, tobacco, mocha, coke, earth and pencil lead.

Full bodied and bold with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and very fruity on the palate with blackberries, black currants, plums, cooked cherries, figs, raisins, vanilla, cedar, licorice, cloves, herbs, peppercorn, pencil lead and earth.

Long finish with firm tannins and tangy raspberries.

This is a wonderful Spanish gem. Well balanced with great complexity and a great chewy mouthfeel. Still shows a little alcohol on the finish, which will disappear in a few years.

Needed time to open up properly, and I used my VSpin for 15 minutes to open it up.

Drinking very nicely now, but will be better in a few years. A Delicious wine.

Grapes are grown on rocky slate soils and hand picked. Aged for 18 months in French oak barrels.

16% alcohol by volume.

95 points.

$40.

Jul 4th, 2018
Jörgen Lindström Carlvik

Owner, Brix Wine Consultants

8.7

Packed with fruit, bright acids and lavish oak, yet balanced, sexy and very easy to drink. Nice minerality on the lengthy finish.

Packed with fruit, bright acids and lavish oak, yet balanced, sexy and very easy to drink. Nice minerality on the lengthy finish.

2 people found it helpfulMay 10th, 2014
Karen Kimbaris

Lovely notes and soft finish. Wonderful with paella

Lovely notes and soft finish. Wonderful with paella

1 person found it helpfulMar 2nd, 2018
Stanislav Lobanov

17/20 (92/100) Плотное, насыщенное в аромате и во вкусе вино. Оно демонстрирует ароматы яблочной пастилы, сливового мармелада, вишни, малины и ванили. Танины мягкие, округлые. Кислотность довольно высокая, но хорошо интегрирована и не кажется резкой. Не вино, а фруктовая бомба, конечно.

17/20 (92/100) Плотное, насыщенное в аромате и во вкусе вино. Оно демонстрирует ароматы яблочной пастилы, сливового мармелада, вишни, малины и ванили. Танины мягкие, округлые. Кислотность довольно высокая, но хорошо интегрирована и не кажется резкой. Не вино, а фруктовая бомба, конечно.

1 person found it helpfulOct 18th, 2017
Erica Musser

I love this so hard! Nice full bodied and fruit flavor. No tannic flavor. Eric liked it okay. I want it with a steak!

I love this so hard! Nice full bodied and fruit flavor. No tannic flavor. Eric liked it okay. I want it with a steak!

1 person found it helpfulJul 26th, 2017
Adam Hoogeveen

Nice wine filled with dark fruit flavor, ink, and medium body.

Nice wine filled with dark fruit flavor, ink, and medium body.

1 person found it helpfulMay 22nd, 2017
Eric Ritvo

Seriously tasty. Especially for the price. An above average to excellent granacha. Buy again and won't be disappointed. Probably can pair with any food. Maybe even fish.

Seriously tasty. Especially for the price. An above average to excellent granacha. Buy again and won't be disappointed. Probably can pair with any food. Maybe even fish.

1 person found it helpfulMar 23rd, 2017
Jörgen Lindström Carlvik

Owner, Brix Wine Consultants

8.9

Huge wine with loads of sweet fruit and lofty amounts of oak. It's balanced but its slicing ok does disturb the finish. More opulent than recent vintages.

Huge wine with loads of sweet fruit and lofty amounts of oak. It's balanced but its slicing ok does disturb the finish. More opulent than recent vintages.

1 person found it helpfulMar 19th, 2015
Kiernan Messer

Sales Rumson Wine & Spirits

9.6

Hints of raspberry, silky texture, spicy on the palate. Good stuff

Hints of raspberry, silky texture, spicy on the palate. Good stuff

1 person found it helpfulMay 19th, 2013
Matthew Steilen

Last night in our Madison house

Last night in our Madison house

Nov 22nd, 2017