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Bodegas Balbas Reserva Tempranillo 2013 Wine Review

Bodegas Balbas Reserva Tempranillo 2013

Bodegas Balbas Reserva Tempranillo 2013

Ribera Del Duero D.O., Spain

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $25.00

Drink: 2016-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.4%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Bodegas Balbas

Agent: Loyal Imports

Natalie's Score: 93/100

This full-bodied Spanish red wine has a good grip on the palate it offers more earthy, smoky, dusty aromas and flavours than fruit-forward ones. Complex, elegant and mature. Dry and subtle, with tanned leather and cigar box and made mostly from the traditional Tempranillo grape with some Cabernet. This Spanish DO wine finishes with dry tobacco and cedar. Decant for 2 hours and pair with lamb and rosemary. Terrific!

Tempranillo food pairings: rack of lamb, rib eye steak, pork crown roast.

Luscious Lamb Wine

This Bodegas Balbas Reserva Tempranillo 2013 was reviewed on November 12, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Tempranillo wine from the Ribera del Duero in northern Spain is well-known for its quality and longevity. Bodegas Balbas Reserva 2013 is just such an elegant wine with its rich layers of fruit and subtle spice. - Community Wine Reviews

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