2011 Bodegas Emilio Moro Finca Resalso Ribera del Duero
Producer: Bodegas Emilio Moro
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Tempranillo
Region: Ribera del Duero
90 Points | International Wine Cellar , September/October 2013
Vivid ruby. Heady, primary aromas of black and blue fruits, peppery spices and smoky minerals. The palate offers lively blueberry and cherry-cola flavors underscored by a strong graphite quality. Soft tannins give shape to the finish without distracting from the opulent fruit, which clings impressively to the palate. I find this extroverted wine surprisingly approachable now.
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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