Grape Variety: 90% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Don Jacobo
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Bright ruby in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose.
A nice Tempranillo reserva for under $20
Positives: This wine features cedar, oak, sandalwood, cherry, leather, cigar box, strawberry & fresh spinach. Medium body & tannins, good acidity & a fairly long length.
Negatives: A little too tart on the finish.
Drink now or over the next 3 years on its own or pair it with pork fillet with sherry sauce.
Tasted: 17 January 2014
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 Total: 17.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+