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Gormaz Winery 12 Linajes Reserva Tempranillo 2007 Wine Review

Gormaz Winery 12 Linajes Reserva Tempranillo 2007

Gormaz Winery 12 Linajes Reserva Tempranillo 2007

Ribero del Duero, Spain

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $31.40

Drink: 2014-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Gormaz Winery

Agent: VinoLuna

Natalie's Score: 92/100

A full-bodied, ultra dry Spanish red wine made from Tempranillo grapes, also known as Tinta del Pais in Spain. Attractive aromas and flavours od dust, earth, tanned leather, dried tobacco leaves and smoke with some dried herbs and black fruit on the finish. Pair with lamb and rosemary.

Tempranillo food pairings: game dishes, roasted and grilled meats.

This Gormaz Winery 12 Linajes Reserva Tempranillo 2007 was reviewed on September 15, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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The Gormaz Winery was founded in 1972, and is one of the original co-founders of the officially certified winemaking region of Ribera del Duero and the only one to be located in the province of Soria. The grapes for this wine are sources from 530 hectares of estate vines owned by the winery and planted at an altitude of 900 metres above sea level. They are an average of 80 to 90 years old.
By Dean Martin
The 2007 Doce Linajes Reserva comes from 50-year-old vines aged for 24 months in new and used French oak. There is a touch of volatility on the nose, but it just adds to the animation on the aromatics and complements the kirsch and dark cherry fruit. The palate is medium-bodied with sweet ripe, succulent tannins, although overall it is a very feminine, lithe, dare I say nubile, wine with a caressing pure finish. Gorgeous! Drink now-2020.

Source: Agent (Vinoluna)

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