Locations Wine

E Red Blend

8.8324 ratings
8.720 pro ratings
Spain
Red Blend
Game, Baking Spices, Duck, Goose, Potato, Chili & Hot Spicy, White Rice, Exotic Spices, Pasta, Herbs, Beans & Peas, Onion, Chicken, Pork, Venison, Salami & Prosciutto, Pungent Cheese, Soft Cheese, Mushrooms, Tomato-Based, Turkey, Veal, Hard Cheese
Top Notes For
"Odedi"

Dark ruby in color with a short reddish rim.

Fruity nose of blackberries, sweet cherries, black currants, oak, licorice, spices, coffee, tobacco, mocha, light vegetables, pencil lead, peppercorn and herbs.

Full bodied with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and fruity on the palate with black currants, cherries, sweet raspberries, tobacco leaf, spices, oak, licorice, light vegetables, pencil lead, peppercorn and dark coffee.

Tangy finish with soft tannins and raspberries.

This is a very tasty red blend from Spain from the house of Dave Phinney. Well balanced with a nice mouthfeel and mild complexity.

Good right out of the bottle and better as it opens up and gets more structure.

Easy drinking and a good everyday wine.

I paired it with cheeses and crackers.

15% alcohol by volume.

90 points.

$18.

Dark ruby in color with a short reddish rim.

Fruity nose of blackberries, sweet cherries, black currants, oak, licorice, spices, coffee, tobacco, mocha, light vegetables, pencil lead, peppercorn and herbs.

Full bodied with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and fruity on the palate with black currants, cherries, sweet raspberries, tobacco leaf, spices, oak, licorice, light vegetables, pencil lead, peppercorn and dark coffee.

Tangy finish with soft tannins and raspberries.

This is a very tasty red blend from Spain from the house of Dave Phinney. Well balanced with a nice mouthfeel and mild complexity.

Good right out of the bottle and better as it opens up and gets more structure.

Easy drinking and a good everyday wine.

I paired it with cheeses and crackers.

15% alcohol by volume.

90 points.

$18.

Apr 4th, 2020
Michael Chelus

Blackberry, raspberry, cherry, white pepper, mossy earth, tobacco, oak and hints of currant. Great structure and soft tannins.

Blackberry, raspberry, cherry, white pepper, mossy earth, tobacco, oak and hints of currant. Great structure and soft tannins.

Jun 12th, 2018
Peter van den Besselaar

Vintage 2011 - a wine that deceives you in the beginning: you only smell vanilla and wood. I don't like that... but after ten minutes in the glass, suddenly the fruit breaks through. Aeration Alert for this Spanish wine!!! Beautiful aftertaste. #spain

Vintage 2011 - a wine that deceives you in the beginning: you only smell vanilla and wood. I don't like that... but after ten minutes in the glass, suddenly the fruit breaks through. Aeration Alert for this Spanish wine!!! Beautiful aftertaste. #spain

Aug 26th, 2017
Christy Canterbury MW

Master of Wine

8.6

Love the label of this 2 Locations Grenache by Dave Phinney as much as the wine!

Love the label of this 2 Locations Grenache by Dave Phinney as much as the wine!

2 people found it helpfulDec 27th, 2013
"Odedi"

This Spanish red is always enjoyable. Showing black and blue fruits with light wood, spices, vanilla, tobacco, chocolates, coffee, light vegetables, earth and peppercorn.

Full bodied and bold with medium acidity.

Nice finish with raspberries and fine grained tannins.

Showing mild complexity with a nice mouthfeel.

Good right out of the bottle and better after 60 minutes of airtime.

15% alcohol by volume.

90 points.

$18.

This Spanish red is always enjoyable. Showing black and blue fruits with light wood, spices, vanilla, tobacco, chocolates, coffee, light vegetables, earth and peppercorn.

Full bodied and bold with medium acidity.

Nice finish with raspberries and fine grained tannins.

Showing mild complexity with a nice mouthfeel.

Good right out of the bottle and better after 60 minutes of airtime.

15% alcohol by volume.

90 points.

$18.

1 person found it helpfulOct 2nd, 2020
Randy Fuller

This is an aromatic wine, for starters. The E5's nose blasts dark fruit and a drawer full of savory aromas. There are cigars, trod-upon leaves, tar and an old catcher’s mitt in that dark liquid. Herbs abound, with thyme, sage, nutmeg and peppers leading the way. On the palate it's blackberry land, with a heapin’ helpin’ of currant and licorice. The flavors are rough-cut and rustic, as is the tannic structure. This wine needs a big, fatty steak to give it something useful to do.

This is an aromatic wine, for starters. The E5's nose blasts dark fruit and a drawer full of savory aromas. There are cigars, trod-upon leaves, tar and an old catcher’s mitt in that dark liquid. Herbs abound, with thyme, sage, nutmeg and peppers leading the way. On the palate it's blackberry land, with a heapin’ helpin’ of currant and licorice. The flavors are rough-cut and rustic, as is the tannic structure. This wine needs a big, fatty steak to give it something useful to do.

1 person found it helpfulFeb 7th, 2019
Kristin the Wine Girl

E5. Bouquet of red roses and luscious violets. Even in this shitty hotel water glass. Definitely buying this one at home to enjoy in proper crystal. Snoot!

E5. Bouquet of red roses and luscious violets. Even in this shitty hotel water glass. Definitely buying this one at home to enjoy in proper crystal. Snoot!

1 person found it helpfulJul 28th, 2018
Randy Fuller

E Is For España. E is the fourth release of the Locations wine from the Iberian locale. Phinney uses Garnacha, Tempranillo, Monastrell and Cariñena grapes grown all over the Peninsula. The locations for this wine include Priorat, Jumilla, Toro, Rioja and Ribera Del Duero. Aromas of currant produce an elegant first whiff of this incredibly dark wine. Layer in some tobacco, pepper and sweet oak and you have a nose worth remembering. It brings to mind great wine I’ve had from the varied regions, er, locations of Spain. The sip is lush with black fruit, and spiced with white pepper, mocha and a hint of vanilla. There is enough tannic grip here to tame a steak right off the grill.

E Is For España. E is the fourth release of the Locations wine from the Iberian locale. Phinney uses Garnacha, Tempranillo, Monastrell and Cariñena grapes grown all over the Peninsula. The locations for this wine include Priorat, Jumilla, Toro, Rioja and Ribera Del Duero. Aromas of currant produce an elegant first whiff of this incredibly dark wine. Layer in some tobacco, pepper and sweet oak and you have a nose worth remembering. It brings to mind great wine I’ve had from the varied regions, er, locations of Spain. The sip is lush with black fruit, and spiced with white pepper, mocha and a hint of vanilla. There is enough tannic grip here to tame a steak right off the grill.

1 person found it helpfulApr 8th, 2017
Douglas Mitchell

Dark Cherry red with a little bit of an aftertaste light nice and easy to drink

Dark Cherry red with a little bit of an aftertaste light nice and easy to drink

1 person found it helpfulMar 23rd, 2015