Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 263,526 strong:

Register Today!

Want to be THE Wine Expert among your friends?

292,008Wine Reviews
263,526Members
30Seconds to join
Ad

Torres Altos Ibéricos Crianza Tempranillo 2014 Wine Review

Torres Altos Ibéricos Crianza Tempranillo 2014

Torres Altos Ibéricos Crianza Tempranillo 2014

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

  Add My Review


Price: $14.95

Drink: 2016-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Torres

Agent: Family Wine Merchants Inc.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A superb Spanish red wine, especially at this price point! Full-bodied, rich and layered with aromas of black fruit, dark spice, earth and toast. This robust Spanish red wine is made from 100% Tempranillo grapes, the country's flagship red wine varietal. The wine was matured for 12 months in oak barrels followed by prolonged bottle aging before being released from the winery. Pair with game meats. Serve at 17-18 degrees Celsius.

Tempranillo food pairings: grilled, smoked meats, slow-braised brisket.

Best Beef Wine

This Torres Altos Ibéricos Crianza Tempranillo 2014 was reviewed on December 7, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2013  2012  2012  2011  2010 

  Add New Vintage

Pricing & Stock Information

Reviews and Ratings

Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A hearty, value-priced Rioja offering a great companion to fall and winter braised meat dishes. Dark, full bodied, dry. Red berry, earthy notes and a hint of leather. Tasted 2014 vintage in Nov 2017. Great value. 90 points. #BespokeTastings
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Notes of jammy red fruit and earth with a hint of spice. Finishes with soft tannins. Pair with grilled meat. Tasted November 2017.

2 Members would buy this wine again

If you liked the Torres Altos Ibéricos Crianza Tempranillo 2014, you might also like these wines:

Recipes for Torres Altos Ibéricos Crianza Tempranillo 2014

Ad

FEEL LOST IN THE

LCBO?

Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Audarya Red Wine
Cannonau Di Sardinia 2016,
Sardinia D.O.C. ...

Natalie MacLean

Canada's Most Quoted Wine Writer

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 263,526 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times

GOT A SMARTPHONE?

Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.

GET NAT'S APP

Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
Four-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award