Cost: $14.45 (sale: $12.95 until 1 Apr 12)
Grape Variety: Tempranillo, grenache & Mazuelo
Category: Red Wine
Appellation: LCBO General List
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Bodegas Campo Viejo Savin S.A.
Alcohol: 13.5 %
Description: Medium+ ruby in colour with a medium intense nose.
Positives: Easy drinking wine featuring plum, cherry, raspberry, some sandalwood & Macintosh apple. Medium body with medium tannins, good acidity, medium+ length & the alcohol is well integrated.
Interesting Point: Surprising to me that the nose is somewhat muted considering tempranillos have vibrant aromas.
Drink now on its own or pair it with butternut squash risotto.
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 (sale price: 9+/10), Total: 18/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5