Tempranillo 2015

$18.00

Sourced from a stunning Blackwood Valley vineyard, this is a classic tempranillo all the way. Hints of dark cherry and spice off-set a medium-bodied palate of savoury long tannins and lifted sweet oak. Serve with spicy chorizo sausage, rich paella or char-grilled baby octopus.

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Description

Vineyard

The 2015 Tempranillo is made from a stunning vineyard which is also one of the highest in the Blackwood Valley region.

 

With its warm, dry summer days and cooling evening gully breezes, together with its rich gravelly soils, Blackwood Valley is ideally suited to growing this Spanish variety.

Winemaking

Following fermentation, this wine spent a short time in seasoned American oak which has added some sweet vanillin characters to this medium-bodied style.

Nose

Moderate intensity with hints of dark cherry and spice.

Palate

Some dark cherry and all-spice flavours are evident on the palate and the blending of a small amount of malbec provides some added softness.

Food

Best served with spicy chorizo sausage, rich paella or char-grilled baby octopus.

Cellaring

This medium-bodied red is best enjoyed in the short to medium term.

Additional Information
Weight 1.5 kg
Dimensions 9 x 9 x 30 cm
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