La Rioja Tempranillo

Bodegas Franco-Españolas

Bordón Gran Reserva Rioja Tempranillo 2005

Happy International Tempranillo day!

Nose of under-ripe cherry juiced onto dry soil, old leather and a light, green herbal note.
Palate has raspberry/cherry juice, tannins still lightly grip, mashed green & red peppers, faint cedar profile.

80% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha, 5% Mazuelo & 5% Granciano
— 5 days ago

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@Greg Ballington Not missing much on this particular bottle.

Marqués de Riscal

Reserva Elciego (Alava) Herederos del Marques de Riscal Rioja Tempranillo 2013

2013 vintage. Opened on 8th Nov 2018. Medium to heavy body. Nose moldy wood chip with sweet tinge. Special old wood scent. Fruity. Smooth, low acidity. High tannins. Long finishing. — 5 months ago

Campo Viejo

Rioja Tempranillo Rosé 2013

A bit too tart at the beginning. But, paired with some spicy food, was better after a while. Really started to enjoy it with the meal. — a day ago

Finca Allende

Gaminde Single Vineyard Estate Bottled 2015

At €37 this is a great new find I grabbed @villaviniteca recommended by @gabymeetswine & is drinking superb younger 👍😉

📍 Finca Allende Gaminde Rioja 2015

🏵 92 points

🍇 100% Tempranillo

🍷 Opaque ruby

👃 Soft smoked oak through chocolate cherry & raspberry gateaux w/ balsamic jam, herbs, vanilla & more chocolate & cherries on top

👄 Med body of smooth chocolate infused dark cherry w/ a tickle if dark berries, minerals & sweet vanilla tones

🎯 Med+ slight sweet & dey but fruit filled dark cherry & cocoa cream - On day 2 it was just a creamy choc cherry raspberry gateaux 😍
— 22 days ago

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Bodegas Baigorri

Reserva Rioja Tempranillo 2009

16.5+/20 (90+/100) Красивый «дубовый» аромат с нотами шоколада, ванили, черничного варенья и чернослива. Тельное с высокой кислотностью и интенсивными вяжущими танинами. Всё-ещё молодо выглядит, есть потенциал. (06.09.18) — 4 days ago

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Bodegas Montecillo

Edition Limitée Rioja Tempranillo 2010

Cherry and moka on nose, mouth follows, polished and balanced, with notes of chocolate, cherry, kirsh and a hint of balsamic vinegar. Medium + lenght. — 25 days ago

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Bodegas Faustino

Faustino VII Rioja Tempranillo 2014

A classic rioja. Not too acidic and easy on the palate. It has notes of dark red berries and smooth tannins that finish nicely. Pair with pasta or a great movie and you can’t go wrong. — 10 days ago

Bodegas Muga

Selección Especial Reserva Rioja Tempranillo 1998

No formal notes, dinner with friends. — 4 days ago

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Love muga. Nice lineup tonight @Severn Goodwin
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Thanks @E.S. nice to pop good bottles now and then, but not having the same weekend as @Shay A who's been drinking much more crazy stuff.

Finca Valpiedra

Reserva Rioja Tempranillo Blend 2011

Black cherry and tobacco from the get-go, with secondary aromas and flavors of mint, herbs, and wet earth. Super grippy tannins and quite acidic. Powerful and masculine, decent finish, too! — 11 days ago

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@Amy Huson Sounds great Cheers 🍷
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Great bottle, I still have some '08 in hiding.

R. López de Heredia

Viña Tondonia Reserva Rioja Tempranillo Blend 2004

Ordered off a wine list. Nice bright dark reddish brick color. Almost opaque. Fun nose. Notes of bing cherry, cedar, earth and a little menthol. Rich and sharp in the mouth. This needed air to come around. Still a baby. — 4 days ago

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