Cost: $16.95 (Sale until 31 Jan 2016: $14.95)
Grape: Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Category: Red Wine
Location LCBO Vintages
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Bodegas Gran Feudo of Chivite
Alcohol: 13% Alcohol/Vol.
A nicely aged reserva at a good price
Description: Medium ruby in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose. This wine features sandalwood, plum, cherry, blackberry, thyme, pumpkin spice, espresso, tobacco leaves and leather. Medium body with dusty tannins, good acidity and a fairly long length.
Negatives: Slightly watery
Interesting Note: Like the fact that it’s only 13% alcohol. This wine presents better in the Tempranillo style glassware vs the larger Cab glassware
Drink now or in the next 3 years on its own or pair it with Spicy Chorizo Paella.
Tasted: 28 January 2016
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10 Total: 17.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+