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Crianza 2018 – Tamaral

Crianza 2018 - Tamaral
Written by Piero Pardini

Credits: © Piero PardiniThe Wolf Post – TUSCANY – ITALY

Wine: Crianza
Alcoholic strength: 14% vol.
Vintage: 2018.
Classification: DO Ribera del Duero (Spain).
Grapes: 100% Tempranillo.
Serving temperature: 16°-18° C.

Tasting Notes
Upon visual examination the wine is limpid, of an almost impenetrable intense ruby red, with good consistency.
The range of aromas, on the olfactory examination, is broad and complex: floral, fruity, spicy and toasted. Notes of withered red flowers, hints of ripe dark berry fruit reminiscent of blackberry, blueberry and currant. Spicy notes of cinnamon, cardamom and vanilla; toasting of smoked wood and hazelnut. Closure with balsamic nuance.
The sip is supported by an important tannic texture. Slightly aggressive but pleasant tannin. The components are not yet perfectly balanced, they need further refinement, but still a sample with great potential. Good persistence with an aftertaste of ripe fruit and fine woods. Overall a fine quality wine.
It is recommended in combination with meat dishes of the Iberian tradition.

Rating
4 Lupetti


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Bodegas y Viñedos Tamaral
N-122 Km, 310,6,
47314 Padilla de Duero, Valladolid, SPAIN
Phone: +34 983 878 017
E-mail: club@tamaral.com
Website: www.tamaral.com

About the author

Piero Pardini

Founder and editor of "The Wolf Post".
Freelance Journalist.
Wine critic and Sommelier.
He has also written about sports and technology for some specialized magazines.
Co-author of the authorized biography "Gianni Clerici - The writer, the poet the journalist", Le Lettere, Firenze.

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