Several important critics gave this wine high scores in the last few years. The 2011 vintage was given a score of 95 by The Wine Advocate and the 2013 vintage was given a score of 91 by Wine Spectator. Ranked among the top 10 wines from this region with respect to number of prizes won: the 2002 vintage was awarded Gold from the Mundus Vini, and the 2011 vintage was awarded Silver from the Decanter World Wine Awards.
Awards Decanter World Wine Awards, 2014: Silver The TEXSOM International Wine Awards, 2013: Silver The TEXSOM International Wine Awards, 2012: Silver Mundus Vini, 2006: Gold
This wine is spectacular, and represents the perfect foil for grilled steak. Rich, full bodied and muscular, Alto Moncayo has riveting intensity and palate staining extract; this Spanish red is inky/purple, full-bodied, and rich. This pedal-to-the-metal offering should age handsomely for a decade.