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Buscado

Buscado
2017 Tempranillo, Tierra de Castilla

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Tempranillo

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 14% RS: <1%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$9.99
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Buscado
2017 Tempranillo, Tierra de Castilla

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Tempranillo

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 14% RS: <1%
Bright deep purple color. Fruity aromas of blueberry muffin, smoked vanilla custard, raspberry confection, and chocolate chunks with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, medium-length pickled blackberries, brown sugar crumble, cigar box, and cinnamon-sugar toast finish with medium tannins and moderate oak flavor. A richly fruity tempranillo kissed with hints of vanilla and toast.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Oaky & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: blueberry muffin, smoked vanilla custard, raspberry confection, and chocolate chunks
Taste Flavor: pickled blackberries, brown sugar crumble, cigar box, and cinnamon-sugar toast
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Pot Roast, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A richly fruity tempranillo kissed with hints of vanilla and toast.

The Producer or Importer

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Tempranillo

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Tempranillo is the principal grape of Rioja, Spain's most famous red wine. The variety has beautiful red cherry, blackberry and mulberry fruit with medium-weight tannins, good acidity and complexity. it is generally aged in older oak barrels in Rioja to soften the wine.

Tempranillo is also grown in other regions of Spain, such as Ribera del Duero and La Mancha. It also produces important wines in Portugal and Argentina and is planted in countries such as Mexico, the United States and Australia.

While there are some lighter versions made for early consumption, a typical Tempranillo ages very well, anywhere from five to seven for a medium-bodied version to twenty to thirty years for a Gran Riserva Rioja. They pair well with most red meats and spicy dishes, from empanadas to game birds.