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2013 Artazu Pasos de San Martin

2013 Artazu Pasos de San Martin

92 Points John Caro
2013 Artazu Pasos de San Martin
92 Points John Caro

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Beautifully vibrant red fruits and earthy spice, this is a Spanish red with altitude (6000 feet) so is all about freshness and defined complexity. A new single vineyard Grenache from the Artadi stable, we were blown away by the old-vine quality in this bottle, and we know why - they wanted this first vintage to over deliver and cause a stir. Well it worked - try this!

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Overview

Grape

Garnacha/Grenache

Its Origins

This is the first vintage that Artadi have produced this wine and they wanted to over deliver on it in a big way. Produced from 13 hectares of fairly old vines (35 years old) they have purchased in the village of Martin de Unx in the Navarra region, close to Rioja. "Produced to show the personality of a unique Garnacha and the wine tradition rooted in this medieval village. 35 year-old vineyards placed on a slope at more than 600 meters of altitude, in a winemaking region with great Pyrenean influence. A vibrant and fruity wine, with soft and fresh tannins. It´s a wine full of power and authenticity."

What The Critics Say

90/100 Wine Advocate, Luis Gutierrez(2012 Vintage)

"There is a new wine called Pasos de San Martin, which was produced for the first time in 2011 with grapes from 13 hectares of old vines they have purchased in the village of Martin de Unx. The idea is to produce two “village” wines, one from Artazu (the Santa Cruz) and this new one from San Martin. The wine from San Martin is slightly lighter and less deep than the wine from Artazu. The fruit is red rather than black, with good acidity for a ripe vintage, keeping the elegance and balance, with some roasted coffee and chocolate flavors toward the end. It’s quite approachable and pleasant. Drink 2014-2019."

17/20 Jancis Robinson (2011 vintage)

"Very exciting and muscular with wonderful freshness. Similar vines to the Domaine Lupier ones. Massively satisfying."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Grenache

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Navarra

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Alcohol

    14.50%

This Wine Goes Well With

with BEEF
with GAME
with LAMB

Taste

3

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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