Ribera Del Duero, Castilla Y León


Finca El Otero Ribera del Duero Tempranillo 2014

@Vinous Favorites nailed the tasting notes. This bottle was gifted at the winery by one of our fellow tour goers, and very much appreciated. Paired tonight with grilled beef short ribs marinated as Korean Bulgogi and it is rocking the pairing. The mouthfeel is soft yet full bodied, wish I bought more. — 5 days ago

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Bodegas y Viñedos Vega Sicilia

Alion Ribera del Duero Tinto Fino 2014

This delivers the goods for a “second” wine (little brother to Vega Sicilia). Needs lots of air; give it plenty of decant time as it’s quite closed on pop n pour. Plums, red and black berries, minerals, roast beef jus, charcoal smoke, really well integrated oak. The tannins start out super plush, but build with time in the decanter. Savory and velvety at the same time. Needs a little more time in bottle to really shine. — 19 days ago

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You are correct sir. Life is good!

Dominio de Pingus

Flor de Pingus Ribera del Duero Tempranillo 2011

Look: ruby red, high intensity, high viscosity

Smell: vanilla, raspberry, tobbaco, very mild alcohol on the finish

Taste: dark cherry, vanilla, rich deep spices, mild oak, quickly goes to tannins, with a long finish
— 9 days ago

Bodegas Cepa 21

Ribera del Duero Tempranillo 2011

Can drink this every weekend!😋
So full bodied with some powerfull jammy-fruit, chocolate, liqourice and velvety tannins. Nice palate, tastefull Ribera.
— 8 days ago

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Dominio del Aguila

Reserva Ribera del Duero Tempranillo 2015

After loving their white a few weeks back (posted 14 Jan) I had to try their red 😁 Yes another gem from @gabymeetswine @vilaviniteca for €58. Young but drinking well with Mrs E’s Fillet 🥩 in peppercorn sauce with 🍟

📍 Dominio del Águila Reserva 2015

🏵 92+ points but needs more time to shine

🍇 Tempranillo, Grenache, Blanca del País & Bobal

🍷 Deep opaque blackened purple tinted ruby

👃 Sweet dark & red cherry, raspberry chocolate cake, fresh cut cedar & soft smoked soaked oak w/ purple flower, light mineral, blueberry & black berries

👄 Med++ body of creamy smooth rich dark cherry, red cherry, black berry & raspberry in gloopy cocoa, red liquorice, blueberry pie & parma violets w/ a light dry mineral tone

🎯 Med+ slight sweet & dry mineral black cherry/berry boom w/ a red fruit & blueberry chocolatey cake splat
— 21 days ago

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Bodegas y Viñedos Montecastro

Montecastro y Llanahermosa Ribera del Duero Tempranillo 2014

Very elegant, nice integrated wood and subtle vanilla flavour. — 12 days ago

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Bodegas Rodero

Alion Ribera del Duero Tempranillo Blend 2007

2007! Très bien! Tout en jeunesse — 9 days ago

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Casa Rojo

Alexander VS The Ham Factory Ribera del Duero Tinto Fino Blend 2015

Fresh olive and sugar free boysenberry chutney waft in this nose.

More of that sugar free fruit leather, purple sage and fig smoked over cedar staves.
Good foggy fruit play with a dark back palette, where anise and herbaceous acidity take this wine to frontal chewy tannic afterthought.
Lingering chilly bits. Poor Alexander.
— 17 days ago

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So much going on in this post @MaJ CappS love it. Alexander vs The Ham Factory was a solid film but it is no Godzilla vs Mothra.


Ribera Del Duero Tempranillo 2006

Ron R

So contemporary.
Smooth as silk. Stunning fruit profile. Beautiful weight on the mid-palate. Extended finish.
— 16 days ago

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Bodegas Los Astrales

Astrales Ribera del Duero Tempranillo 2008

Glossy....smooth tannins...delicious meaty vanilla flavors.... no signs of aging on this bottle. ... this is like a subdued Rioja but vibrant at the same time...medium to full body and all around good!! — 3 days ago