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2005 Aalto Ribera del Duero
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93 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2008

($65) Opaque purple color. Intensely perfumed nose displays spicy dark berry and floral character, with zesty minerals and black tea adding complexity. Pliant blackberry and cherry flavors are impressively fresh, becoming deeper and sweeter with air. An admirably balanced wine, playing depth against vivacity and finishing with outstanding clarity and length. This is the most elegant example of this bottling I've tasted. (Eric Solomon Selections, Charlotte, NC)

95 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Dont wait any longer!
by Bevia12590965
This wine is just amazing, and it will only get better, stop waiting it will soon be gone, glad i bought (2) cases.


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Spain has more acres under vine than any other country and ranks third in production behind Italy and France. Much of this output continues to be hot-country jug wine made to satisfy the everyday thirsts of the domestic and greater European markets
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Tempranillo, arguably the most famous of Spain's native grapes, is a vibrant, aromatic varietal that offers spicy, red fruit aromas and flavors. The grape's name translates to "little early one," a moniker that references fruit's early ripening tendency-- Tempranillo thrives even with a short growing season. The varietal is at its best in...
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