TEMPRANILLO

    Wine of the Week: Stottle 2011 Tempranillo Sugarloaf Vineyard @StottleWinery

    A blissful bottle of Washington Tempranillo. It is a privilege to taste, sample, experience and review wine. Over the years I have built a mental image of what wine means to me. The more wine I experience, the more I want to experience. There is a world of wine waiting to...

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    Bending Branch Winery Wins Appellation America Awards

    The post Bending Branch Winery Wins Appellation America Awards appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. Bending Branch Winery has been awarded three Best of Appellation Double Gold Medals and one Gold Medal for four Texas wines from Appellation America, an online source of in...

    16 readers - By Texas Wine Lover

      Cune Rioja Rosado 2012, Spain

      Drinking Outside The Box - - 1 readers - On the richer side of rosé, but none the worse for that. Cune Rioja Rosado 2012, Spain (£9.49 Majestic, Dunedin Wines, Refreshers, Ellies Cellars, Hailsham Cellars, Fountainhall W...

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      Bending Branch Winery Wins Appellation America Awards

      … Country) – bright acidity dances on your palate with tastes of tropical fruits and sweet citrus layered with hints of honey and cream 2011 Tempranillo, Newsom Vineyards (Texas High Plains) – often referred to as the noble grape of Spain, Tempranillo has earned its accolades as one of the preeminent red varieties of Texas. It has classic…

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      Cune Rioja Rosado 2012, Spain

      …On the richer side of rosé, but none the worse for that. Cune Rioja Rosado 2012, Spain (£9.49 Majestic, Dunedin Wines, Refreshers, Ellies Cellars, Hailsham Cellars, Fountainhall Wines, winedirect.co.uk) Deep strawberry pink in colour, and maintains the red berry theme with juicy fruit (fresh and slightly cooked), with notes of spice, fresh vanilla…

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      BBQ Corner (part 10) – How to add incredible flavor to grilled burgers

      … was still able to lean more about  the wines of Cariñena. If you haven’t I do recommend checking out the article to learn about this under-the-radar Spanish region. I chose them based on their grape composition (one was strictly Garnacha, the other a blend of Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Garnacha), and price (under $15) — all factors that make…

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      Boutique Wines offer hidden gems and great values

      … * The business of wine has gotten big; so big that the number of worldwide importing companies has surpassed 10,000. And having an import company typically means you’re going to have at least a dozen, and often many more, wineries to represent. With so many wineries and so many importers out there, it stands to […] The post Boutique Wines offer…

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      Quick Sip: Bodegas Franco-Espanolas Rioja Bordon 2004 Gran Reserva

      … Hello Friends, Today’s Quick Sip is the Bodegas Franco-Espanolas Rioja Bordon 2004 Gran Reserva. Rioja is a significant wine region located in northern Spain with a viticultural history that dates back centuries. The region is best known for its delicious Tempranillo-based blends, which can include amounts of Garnacha (Grenache), Mazuelo…

      4 readers - By My Vine Spot

      The Best Wines I Tasted in the High Plains of Texas

      … Plains of Texas AVA that tempranillo is the grape that will turn the tide and bring national attention to the region, though there’s a back-bench movement for montepulciano. This belief indicates a general segue in High Plains away from “classic” grapes like chardonnay, merlot and cabernet sauvignon to grapes that reflect the hot dry climate…

      By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

      Tonight We’re Drinking to Spain and Ribera del Duero!

      …Tonight we join the folks at Snooth for their virtual Ribera del Duero tasting at 7:30 p.m. (8:30 p.m. Eastern, 5:30 p.m. Pacific). Ribera del Duero is part of the Duero River Valley and Castilla y León (kasˈtiʎa i leˈon), … Continue reading…

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      Abancay Mascara del Sol 2010 Crianza

      … Abancay Mascara del Sol 2010 Crianza Spain This is a Spanish wine blend of 70% tempranillo and 30% merlot. The nose offers up mild alcohol heat with prune, vanilla, and clove notes. It tastes strong, both in alcohol and in its flavors being bottled up tightly together, so I’d recommend letting it breathe. Clove and tamarind stick out…

      By Rebecca Gomez Farrell