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Results from Tempranillo Competition in Germany

If everyone remembers, not 3 weeks ago, we wrote an article to inform you of the second annual international competition of Tempranillo wines on May 24th-26th in Koln, Germany. And for those of you who have been biting your lips in eager anticipation, the grand prize winner is Pago de los […]

2001 Bodegas Roda Rioja Roda I Reserva

2001 Bodegas Roda Rioja Roda I Reserva – Spain, La Rioja, Rioja (5/16/2006) Deep rich blood red in color. The nose shows strong anise, deep black cherry notes, raspberries and cinnamon. I want to keep my nose in this glass all night long. A succulent and rich wine that is […]

2001 Traslanzas Cigales

2001 Traslanzas Cigales – Spain, Castilla y León, Duero Valley, Cigales (5/16/2006) Deep maroon in color with flashes of red at the rim. The nose shows funky earth with cherries, blueberries and mint. Fine firm tannins with a medium acidity. The palate is clean an simple with anise, blue and […]

2002 Abadia Retuerta Selección Especia

2002 Abadia Retuerta Selección Especial – Spain, Castilla y León (5/16/2006) Deep inky purple in color. The nose shows anise, minty chocolate, and a rich deep raspberry character. Light funky earth and pencil lead round out this wine. Rich in the mouth with high acidity and firm fine tannins. The […]

2002 Bodega dos Victorias Toro Elías Mora Crianza

2002 Bodega dos Victorias Toro Elías Mora Crianza – Spain, Castilla y León, Toro (5/16/2006) Deep marronish red in color. The nose is blackcherry with funky vanilla-chocolate, and rich dark fruits that seem hidden behind it all. In teh mouth the vanilla and chocolate come forward with a high acidity […]

2002 Bodegas Fontana La Mancha Fontal Crianza

2002 Bodegas Fontana La Mancha Fontal Crianza – Spain, Castilla-La Mancha, La Mancha (5/16/2006) 85% tempranillo 15% cabernet sauvignon 12 months US oak Deep maroonish in color. the nose shows a rich raspberry, with cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla bean, and minty chocolate. Medium tannins and a soft mid weight acidity help […]

2003 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Crianza

2003 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Crianza – Spain, La Rioja, Rioja (5/16/2006) Deep reddish purple in color. The nose shows pure fresh raspberry with lighth cinnamon spice. Fun nose and hard to get my nose out of the glass. Maeium acidty and tannin give way to a light sweetness, and short […]

2003 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Cepas Viejas

2003 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Cepas Viejas – Spain, La Rioja, Rioja (5/16/2006) Thick deep color with a nose that is explosive full of fruit, pepper, chocolate and more furit. Sweet fine tannins, and an high acidty that gives way to big cherry fruit, blackberries, cocoa, spice, and minerals. Rich and […]

2005 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Maceración Carbónica

2005 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Maceración Carbónica – Spain, La Rioja, Rioja (5/16/2006) Tempranillo and Viura blend Dark and night like in color. Funky nose with deep plum, and rich cherry notes leaving the glass. Think in the mouth with a high acidty the light tannins give way to soft red […]

2004 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Seis de Luberri

2004 Bodegas Luberri Rioja Seis de Luberri – Spain, La Rioja, Rioja (5/16/2006) Carbonic Maceration wtih 6 months in oak Dark in color with a nose of oak, plums and anise. In the mouth this wine is soft with light to medium weight tannins and an overall medium acidity. Creamy […]