87 Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2008
($22; 100% tempranillo) Dark red. Jammy cherry and dark berry aromas are clean and straightforward. The palate offers modest concentration but attractive sweetness to the soft flavors of black raspberry, cherry and plum. There are no discernible tannins to get in the way of the fruit, and the finish is gentle and clinging.
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 Read More »
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... Read More »
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