Cost: $19.95 (Clearance: 17.75)
Grape Variety: 90% Tempranillo, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Region: Ribera Del Duero
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Finca Villacreces
Alcohol: 14% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Dark ruby in colour with a medium intense nose.
Smooth, juicy, crisp and yummy
Positives: This wine features cedar, prunes, blackberry, mulberry, raspberry, leather, licorice sour cherry, espresso, thyme & mustard seed. Full body with medium+ tannins with good acidity & a long length.
Negatives: A little heat from the 14% alcohol
Interesting Note: Decant for an hour before serving
Drink now or in the next 7-10 years on its own or pair it with grilled Rosemary/Dijon crusted lamp chops.
Tasted: 1 March 2014
Score: 9+/10, Value: 9.5/10 (Clearance price 9.5+/10)
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+