Cost: $26.95 (Clearance $18.90)
Grape Variety: Tempranillo
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintage
Region: Ribera Del Duero
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Bodegas Alejandro Fernandez
Alcohol: 14% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Deep ruby in colour with a medium intense nose.
This will only please a discernable few.
Positives: Heavy into the tertiary tasting field with oak, mushroom, underbrush, espresso, thyme, with black olives, dark cherry, sour cherry & black currants. Full body with medium+ tannins, good acidity and a long length.
Negatives: A touch hot from the 14% alcohol.
Interesting Note: I like the Spanish bottle and label.
Drink now or over the next 5 years with food such as the Spanish dish Pringá.
Tasted: 20 May 13
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5/10 (Clearance price 8.5+/10) Total: 17+/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5