2019 Artadi (Artazu) San Martin Grenache

93 Points Parker's Wine Advocate
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Black Friday Special- while stocks last. A plush and yet sophisticated Garnacha (Grenache) from the legendary Artadi. This is a red from an altitude of 600 metres, so Artadi's expert touch for lush fruit is here wrapped around the freshness and definition that comes with elevation. A truly classy style that is based on ripe and perfectly crafted old vine Grenache. Drink now or cellar a while.
Elsewhere up to $44.99 Save $13.00 $31.99 in mixed 6+ or $35.99 per bottle



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."

Artazu is the label used by Artadi for their wines made in Navarra.

What The Critics Say

93/100 Parker's Wine Advocate, Luis Gutierrez

"The 2019 Pasos de San Martín was produced with Garnacha from the cooler zone of San Martín de Unx in Navarra where they have 11 hectares of 40-year-old vines on a southeast exposure where the soils are rich in limestone and silt. It's ripe, reflecting the warm and dry year, hitting the scale at 14.7% alcohol but keeping a low-ish pH of 3.42. It's an aromatic and expressive Garnacha with elegance, floral notes and hints of ripe fruit. It's fine-boned and has elegant tannins that make it easy to drink. It was filled into 12,000 bottles after nine months in 500-liter barrels." Drink 2023 - 2029

95/100 James Suckling (2018 vintage)

"Tangy and spicy with attractive Mediterranean herbs to the vivid, dark strawberries with hints of cigar box, flowers and iodine. Medium-bodied and quite elegant on the palate, with juicy red and blue berries coated by vertical yet well-honed tannins. Almost a bit ethereal. Immediately drinkable and attractive now, but can hold, too."

Variety Grenache
Region Navarra
Closure Cork
Volume 750ml
Alcohol 14.70%
Maturity 2023 - 2029

This Wine Goes Well With

with BEEF
with GAME
with LAMB



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