Sardon De Duero, Castilla Y León

Alaris

Tempranillo

definitely an excellent red dry Tempranillo with notes of blackberry and absolutely no taste of alcohol. for not a fan of red - went great, I've even bought it again. love it. — 12 hours ago

Bodegas y Viñedos Vega Sicilia

Tinto Valbuena 5° Ribera Del Duero Tempranillo Blend 2007

Shay A
9.3

Monthly WTF group recap. Theme this month was “bring something special”. Normally we taste all of the wines blind, but we decided to do a relaxed night with amazing wines at a great restaurant. Spectacular evening!


What a treat this will be in 10yrs! Very youthful right now. I don’t know how the grapes are used here, but it was reminiscent of whole cluster Pinot. Similarities to the Antica Terra Angelical wine but more spice and denser core. Lifted and energetic profile. Smoked and slightly bloodied with iron and smoky beef jerky. The finish showed tart mulberries and baked black cherries. Oak wasn’t very noticeable. Hold.
— 11 days ago

Steve BolgerAndrew HeffleyJack Thompson
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Nice but, these are in need of such long cellaring. Bet it still seemed youthful?
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@David T : Yes, very youthful indeed, but I loved getting to try this! Really enjoyed it. Need to find an older vintage to try!

Dominio de Pingus

PSI Ribera del Duero Tempranillo 2015

Great QPR here with thick and jammy berry notes followed with a bit of freshness then a long sweet finish. — 16 days ago

Severn, Ron and 10 others liked this

Abadia Retuerta

Selección Especial Sardon de Duero Tempranillo Blend 2015

Lots of earthiness but still pretty smooth. Black fruits, oak and maybe tabacco overtones in addition to the earths. — 4 days ago

Gordon GoldingPeggy Cohen
with Gordon and Peggy

Bodegas y Viñedos Vega Sicilia

Unico Ribera del Duero Tempranillo Blend 2005

Shay A
9.6

Lots of fun bottles were popped at Al’s hosting this past weekend for his birthday celebration. All were served blind. 1 sparkler, 2 whites, 6 reds and 1 dessert wine.

Notes to come...
— an hour ago

joe leatherwoodDan FitzgeraldBenjamin Keator
with joe, Dan and 2 others
Ryan, Dick and 5 others liked this

Pago de Carraovejas

Ribera del Duero Tinto Fino Blend 2016

Our first night in Mallorca!

Great recommendation! Classic Spanish wine. Light in fruit but heavy on vanilla and oak. Exceptionally smooth and refined. Deep wine that smoothers the palate. Medium plus finish. Loved it!
— 10 days ago

Brooke Weaver Jakubowski
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Tom, David and 2 others liked this

Bodegas Pingón

Carramimbre Crianza Ribera del Duero Tempranillo

Muy buen ribera, tempranillo, potente,, fruta roja. Una buena elección, hay muchos riberas roble, con más nombre, que se quedan muy por debajo. — 5 days ago

Resalte

Crianza Ribera del Duero Tempranillo 2012

Dark ruby in color with a short purple rim.

Strong nose of black currants, cherries, sweet strawberries, light oak, chocolates, peppercorn, dark coffee, tobacco leaf, earth, herbs, spices and black pepper.

Full bodied and smooth with medium acidity and nice legs.

Dry on the palate with black currants, plums, chocolates, coffee, earth, vanilla, licorice, spices, oak, light vegetables and peppercorn.

Long finish with fine grained tannins and tangy pomegranates.

This is a nice surprise. This 7 year old Tempranillo from Spain is drinking very nicely now.

Nicely balanced and tangy, with a nice mouthfeel. Fruit forward and enjoyable by itself or with food.

This 100% Tempranillo is good right out of the bottle and better as it opens up (30 minutes), and shows some tannins. Becomes very tangy on the mid palate, after 2 hours in the decanter.

I paired it with a charcuterie board of cheeses and light appetizers.

14% alcohol by volume.

89 points.
— 13 days ago

Daniel, Devrim and 16 others liked this

Isaac Fernandez Seleccion

Finca La Mata Ribera del Duero Tinta del Pais 2016

A very fresh and floral nose,
Light to mid weight, dried plum, fig, black cherry, black olive, soft and easy drinking, a slightly saline and gravel finish.
This seems to always be at the ready.
— 7 days ago

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Trixie

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Haven't had a lot of Spanish wines. This would be a nice one. Cheers!🍷

Bodegas y Viñedos Vega Sicilia

Valbuena 5° Ribera del Duero Tempranillo Blend 2013

Another great wine for Round 2! — 4 days ago

David MacMillan
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