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Bodegas Alion Ribera Del Duero Tempranillo 2005

$170.00

One of the most wonderful Spanish wines each year. Ages very well too.

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100% Tempranillo from the famous Vega Sicilia stable of wines. Easily one of the best Estate in Ribera. A beautiful depth, meaty, red, blue and black fruits, fresh, spicy, silky and ever evolving in the glass. A great experience and captures the essence of Tempranillo. A must try for wine lovers.

Ribera del Duero – Rivalling Rioja for quality. This valley that follows the Duero (Duoro in Portugal) is high altitude with sandy soils. The best are extremely elegant wines. Tempranillo dominates production.

Tempranillo – Top quality grape grown all over the Peninsula (with many pseudonyms). It can be used for Rosado or Joven (released after 6 months) all the way up to Gran Reserva (60 months in the winery). It ages very well and top examples are said to compare to Burgundy. Cherry and cola are typical descriptors, it has moderate to low acid, moderate
tannin and the naturally high pH allows for a silky mouthfeel that is not seen in other red wines.

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Weight 1.3 kg
Dimensions 7 × 7 × 30 cm
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