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François Lurton Hermanos Tempranillo 2011 Wine Review

François Lurton Hermanos Tempranillo 2011

François Lurton Hermanos Tempranillo 2011

Toro D.O., Spain

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $16.15

Drink: 2014-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: François Lurton

Agent: Churchill Cellars Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 88/100

This towering big Spanish red needs to be decanted at least an hour, but two is better. It completely transformed in the glass after this amount of time as it almost mute at the beginning. Gorgeous aromas of cedary black fruit support the high alcoholic content. Layered and satisfying. Great price.

This François Lurton Hermanos Tempranillo 2011 was reviewed on October 11, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Deep damson plum red colour with an inviting bouquet of red berries, caramel and vanilla (6-month aging in new oak barrels). Rich in the mouth with flavours of red licorice, plum and a suggestion of balsamic. Ideal for charcuterie or young sheeps milk cheeses.

Source: NB Liquor Stores
Rustic, tannic, savoury, meaty with delicious aromas of black fruit, mocha, and a savoury meaty mid-palate flavour. This full-bodied Spanish red wine is made from the traditional Tempranillo grapes. They were selected from low yielding vines and offer red berry aromas. Paired with cured Spanish meats, ham, chorizo sausage and strong cheeses. - Community Wine Reviews

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