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Achaval-Ferrer, Finca Altamira, La Consulta, Altamira, Uco Valley 2012

Next to the Tunuyán River, and with vines planted almost 100 years ago, this is another brilliant version of Finca Altamira. Less fresh than previous vintages (especially 2011), it keeps the same length of flavour, plus a soft and round texture and enchanting mineral tones.
Price: £59.95-£61 Corney & Barrow, Vin Cognito, Winedirect
Drink 2015-2022
Alc 14%