Archive | Tempranillo

Great QPR: Emilio Moro Finca Resalso Tempranillo

Wine Review: 2014 Emilio Moro Finca Resalso Tempranillo, Ribera del Duero, Spain 2014 Emilio Moro Finca Resalso Tempranillo: Absolute proof that drinkable young Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero can be made. Value oriented and quality conscious, this is a fruit forward (by Spanish standards) fun and exciting libation. (more…)

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Artist Series: Campo Viejo Tempranillo

Wine Review: 2010 Campo Viejo Tempranillo Reserva Rioja Artist Series The wines from Bodegas Campo Viejo have been a go to staple for quality and value in my home for decades. (more…)

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Bodega Pagos Matanegra Signature Tempranillo

Bodega Pagos Matanegra Signature Tempranillo Wine Review: 2010 Bodega Pagos Matanegra Signature Tempranillo, Ribera Del Duero, Spain  (more…)

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A Tale of Two Tempranillo: Rioja Rocks!

A couple of months back we had the pleasure of receiving a few mature Rioja Tempranillo samples. One was a 2005 Bodegas Conde de Valdemar Gran Reserva Tempranillo and the other a 2007 Bodegas Riojanas Vina Albina Tempranillo. To fully appreciate the viticulturist’s and the winemaker’s combined efforts, it’s always a pleasure to drink wines […]

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Bodegas Vizcarra Ramos “JC” Tempranillo

2011 Bodegas Vizcarra Ramos “JC” Tempranillo, Ribera del Duero, Spain The 2011 Bodegas Vizcarra Ramos “JC” is a rich and earthy wine made from the Tempranillo grape. The initials “JC” stand for Juan Carlos, which happens to be the proprietor and winemaker for the Bodegas. Consisting of roughly sixty-five acres in the central area of […]

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McCay Lot 13 Tempranillo

Wine Review: 2012 McCay Lot 13 Tempranillo, Lodi, CA One of the brightest shining stars of the Lodi wine world has to be Michael McCay and the magical Midas touch he brings to all the wines he makes. This 2012 Tempranillo is no exception, this grape (Tempranillo) never ceases to amaze me with its ability […]

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