Grape Variety: Tempranillo
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO
Region: Ribera del Duero
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Bodegas Barco de Piedra
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Deep ruby in colour with a low to medium intense nose.
Not a traditional Tempranillo but it’s smooth and easy drinking
Positives: This wine features integrated oak, blackberry, cherry, licorice, dried herbs & a slightly musty nose. Medium body & tannins with good acidity & a fairly long length.
Drink now or over the next 2 years on its own or pair it with Pisto Manchego.
Tasted: 16 January 2014
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 Total: 17.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+