|Spain||2019||La Morera de San Lazaro, Bodegas Artadi||BT||0 \ 6||6||660.00||12||6||73.333333333333||97.00||97.00||La Morera de San Lazaro, Artadi||0.75||10|
|Wines are offered subject to remaining unsold. E&OE.|
The bottled 2019 San Lázaro delivered what the sample promised back in January. It comes from one of my favorite vineyards, a 1.62-hectare plot in Laguardia just below Bodegas Palacio, a vineyard planted in 1956 on limestone and sand soils that produce elegant wines. In the past, the vineyard used to contribute to the Pagos Viejos blend that has been bottled separately since 2016 and has quickly taken a leading position in the Artadi hierarchy. The wine is complex and nuanced, serious and insinuating, with fine aromas of herbs and flowers and a lively and balanced palate with ultra fine, abundant and chalky tannins. Superb! 2,000 bottles were filled in June 2021.