Tag Archives: Tempranillo

Real Compañía de Vinos Tempranillo, 2011, Castilla, Spain

16 Jan

DSC03207Unoaked Tempranillo that showcases the fruit presence of the grape. Intense cherry red with a violet rim. Fruit-focused with aromas of ripe strawberry, blackberry and red cherry. A subtle anise spice rounds out the supple mouthfeel. Try this with homemade bison shepherd’s pie. $14


Navarro López Old Vines Crianza Tempranillo, 2010, Valdepeñas, Spain

16 Jan

DSC03210Balanced fruit and caramel notes on the nose, with strawberry, raspberry and red currant. These aromas carry through to the palate, which shows well-integrated tannins and another hint of caramel on the finish. Pop a bottle the next time you bring home tacos al pastor. $15