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Baron De Ley Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2007 Wine Review

Baron De Ley Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2007

Baron De Ley Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2007

Rioja, Spain

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $31.95

Drink: 2013-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Baron De Ley

Agent: The Merchant Vintner Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A full-bodied red wine with mature aromas of leather, cigar box, dried herbs and black plums. Lovely and distinctive Rioja character in this DOCA appellation wine. Try it with hearty meat dishes.

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This Baron De Ley Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2007 was reviewed on January 18, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Sean O'Regan - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby/garnet, cherry pie and spice on the nose, gaining complexity with 30min of air to reveal tobacco, spice and cocoa. Medium full bodied and silky on the palate, the tannins have softened and balance well with lifted acidity. Good concentration with ripe cherry giving way to dried fruit, chocolate, cedar and baking spice from American oak aging. Drinking so well now but should continue to be at prime for a few more years. This is a wine that I'm happy to sip on by itself. Tasted April, 2016.
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

There is some lovely texture this wine. Deep ruby colour as indicated by the slow colour extracting legs on the glass. Medium + infensity aromas come from the glass. Black cherry, black plum, baked strawberries, black olives, leather, tobacco leaf, cloves, dried prune. Nicely complex. The palate discover black pepper, wet wool and raisin as well. Tannins are smooth and supple. Medium+ fruit driven finish. Drinking well now but suitable for ageing 3+ years.
Grilled Portobello mushrooms, roast beef with mushroom gravy, lamb,
Reviewed Feb 25/14
Earthy with blackberry, dark cherry, woodsmoke and cedar. Nice lift, sinewy and structured tannins with a touch of sour cherry and plum. Source: Vintages Wine Ratings and Reviews, Nov. 2013.

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