Considered by Forbes magazine as one of the most influential wine critics in the world, the american James Suckling has a recognized reputation in the wine sector, and has valued with more than 90 points five of the eight wines he has tasted from Bodega Sierra Norte!
Outstanding for the wines Equilibrio 9 and Mariluna red, awarded with 92 points, 1564 Laude red adds 91 points, while Pasión de Bobal red and Equilibrio 4 score 90 points. Pasión de Monastrell red and Fuenteseca White have obtained 89 points in the valuation, and Fuenteseca Red 88 points.
With great influence in the USA and Asian markets, the senior editor and head of the European Wine Spectator Office recently published his annual report on Spanish wines on his website. The tasting team of JamesSuckling.com has tasted and evaluated more than 2.600 Spanish references during two intense weeks.
¡Here we leave the valuations of our wines!
EQUILIBRIO 9 2016 – 92 POINTS
“Blueberry and blackberry aromas with a hint of slate. Full-bodied, tight and linear with polished tannis and a long and flavorful finish”.
MARILUNA RED 2016 – 92 POINTS
“Impressive depth and detail here with a fresh array of wild raspberries and chalky, stony notes. Bright and silky palate”.
1564 LAUDE 2015 – 91 POINTS
“Simple, brambly dark berries and plums, gently spicy oak influence and a smooth, deep, fluid feed to the palate”.
PASIÓN DE BOBAL RED 2016 – 90 POINTS
“Brambly dark-berry and black-cherry aromas here with a super fresh attitude. Smooth, gently chalky, sweet berries and soft, light tannins”.
EQUILIBRIO 4 2017 – 90 POINTS
“A wine with sold ripe-fruit character, yet a freshness and edge to it. Medium body with good acidity framing the berry and hazelnut flavors”.
PASIÓN DE MONASTRELL RED 2016 – 89 POINTS
“Effusive blackberry and violet nose, then generous, supple tannins on the palate that turn slightly chewy on the finish”.
FUENTESECA WHITE 2017 – 89 POINTS
“A strong and juicy dry white with enought peach character and fresh acidity to balance”.
FUENTESECA RED 2017- 88 POINTS
“Ripe wild-raspberry aromas, as well as boysenberries and plums. Super smooth and fruit-focused palate”.