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90 • Capa 2010 Tempranillo, Tierra de Castilla $8.99. Best Buy.
Garnet purple color. Raisin, dark berry, praline and warm vanilla custard aromas and flavors with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a well structured tangy, cocoa and coffee accented finish with nice chewy tannins. Good depth and texture. (tasted on Jul-23-2012)
87 • Viña Oria 2011 Tempranillo, Cariñena D.O..
Rich spicy berry pie and chocolate aromas with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a crisp, apple, spice and cedar accented finish. Very tasty and will be great with food, especially lamb chops. (tasted on Aug-27-2012)
86 • Marqués de Caro 2011 Tinto Tempranillo, Valencia $8.99. Best Buy.
Garnet color. Aromas of chocolate berries, melon, and nougat with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy craisin, peppery spice, and leafy earth accented finish. A nice dry table wine. (tasted on Jul-23-2012)
84 • Sipping Sally's NV Spanish Red, Spain $7.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Garnet with a charcoal gray cast. Smoky aromas of tar, grilled berries and nuts with a supple dryish medium body and a grilled tomato and plum finish. Serve with grilled meats. (tasted on Jul-23-2012)