Artesa Reserve Tempranillo 2005 Wine Review

Artesa Reserve Tempranillo 2005
Alexander Valley, California, United States
Community Score: 4.5/5
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Product #: 67272

Price: $18.95
Alcohol: 13.8%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Artesa
Agent: Woodman Wines & Spirits
More Vintages: 2004  Add New Vintage 
Natalie's Score: 90/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Old World meets New World here. This smooth, medium- to full-bodied California Tempranillo is loaded with flavours of ripe dark fruit, wood smoke, tar, and crisp cherry on the mid-palate, marked by a good brace of acidity on the long dry finish. A fine complement for a variety of smoked meats and grilled vegetables. My note: Different in a good way: savoury bacon and meaty notes overlaid with purple plums. Now stay with me, it’s delicious. Spices and a supple velvet texture. Why not try just one bottle at least?

Tempranillo food pairings: smoked meats, grilled vegetables.

This was reviewed May 29, 2010 by
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