Grape Variety: Tempranillo
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Coto de Rioja
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium minus ruby in colour with a medium intense nose.
A true pleasure to drink and for just over $20.
Positives: This complex wine features cedar, sandalwood, dark cherry, cinnamon, cloves, coconut, vanilla, nutmeg and some leather. Medium body with medium tannins, good acidity and a long length.
Interesting Point: I like the classic label.
Drink now or over the next 5-7 years on its own or pair it with Crusted Black Pepper and Cinnamon seared Pork Loin served with fried yucca drizzled with garlic butter.
Tasted: 18 Nov 2013
Score: 9+/10, Value: 9+/10 Total: 18.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+