Barco

Cost: $17.00
Grape Variety: Tempranillo
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO
Country: Spain
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.

Negatives: None

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+

LCBO: 336289

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