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El Progreso

El Progreso
2016 Seleccion, Tierra de Castilla

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Other Spanish Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 14% RS: <1%
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$9.99
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El Progreso
2016 Seleccion, Tierra de Castilla

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Other Spanish Red

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 14% RS: <1%
Hazy black ruby color. Inviting aromas of grilled blueberries, french toast, cinnamon, wild berry, bruised rose petal, and vanilla with a slightly chewy, crisp, dryish medium-full body and a warming, medium-length raisin swirl toast finish with crunchy tannins and moderate oak flavor. Engaging juicy blue fruits entice for another sip.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Oaky & Rich & Full
Aroma Aroma: grilled blueberries, french toast, cinnamon, wild berry, bruised rose petal, and vanilla
Taste Flavor: raisin swirl toast
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Beef Stew, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Engaging juicy blue fruits entice for another sip.

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Other Spanish Red

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
While there are several important red wine regions in Spain, such as Rioja, Priorat and Ribera del Duero, other regions are home to some distinctive wines. The largest of these is Castilla-La Mancha, neat the cities of Toledo and Madrid in central Spain. This is one of the largest expanses of vineyards in the world; red wines range from lighter-styled reds to Gran Riservas made from Tempranillo, much in the style of the best wines of Rioja. Wines from La Mancha are relative values.

Other regions include Catalonia in northeastern Spain where Penedès and Empordà wines originate as well as Alicante from the province of Valencia on Spain's south east coast.