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November 8th marks the second annual celebration of #TempranilloDay. And what a perfect day to celebrate a grape that produces wine so reminicent of fall.
So what do you know about Tempranillo? Here are a few facts.
- It’s the 4th most planted grape in the world
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Wine: La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza Reserva Especial 2001
Rating: 4 Stars
Review: What do you get when you have a Rioja that’s sexy, earthy, spicy with a long, lasting finishing for only $30? A killer wine that I personally want to stock up on. This Rioja … More
Some people are seasonal drinkers, choosing wines that match the weather. I tend to be one of those people. Summer = crisp whites; Winter = hearty reds. Granted, I mix it up a bit as there is never a bad time for most wines. This past couple of weeks, it’s … More
Region: Ribera del Duero
Country: Spain (located north-central, in Castille & Lyon)
Grape(s): The wines of Ribera del Duero are almost exclusively red. White wines are rare and not exported. The reds come primarily from a variation of Tempranillo, which goes by the name of Tinto Fino or Tinto del … More