Tempranillo 2016

  • Blend:  100% Tempranillo

  • Aroma:  ripe dark berries and plum with subtle hints of spice

    Palate:  rich dark cherry and red fruit dominate this juicy palate with subtle earthy notes

    About:  medium bodied, spicy oak notes on the finish with soft tannins

  • This Tempranillo was matured for 18 months
    50% American oak – neutral oak.
    50% French oak – 1/3 new oak, 2/3 2nd fill barrels

  • Food Pairing Suggestions: Paella (of course) | Chile Con Carne | Cajun filet mignon | roasted or grilled lamb

    Accolades Awarded in 2021:
    90 Points | WineAlign - M. Godel | "not sure you will find more of a Rioja replicating ringer than in this Tempranillo" Drink 2021-2025
    88 Points | WineAlign - D. Lawrason | "feels very much like Rioja on the palate, with some medium build, some warmth, good acidity and fairly gritty tannin"

    Alc.:  13.5%
    SKU:  +480213

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