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Cost: $24.95
Grape Variety: Tempranillo
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: LCBO Vintages
Country: Spain
Region: Rioja
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Bodegas Muriel
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.

A mild Gran Reserva with a good balance of tertiary notes and fruit, and well priced

Description: Medium to dark ruby to garnet in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features sandalwood, plums, prunes, licorice, blueberry, dark cherry, champagne mushrooms and mesquite. Medium+ body with medium tannins, good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: A little heat from the 13.5% alcohol

Drink now or in the next 5 years on its own or pair it with

Tasted: 18 Oct 2014

Best Buy

Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10, Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

LCBO: 984187

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