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    Cabernet Sauvignon Tempranillo

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    87 points

    \Medium red. Spicy red berries on the nose, with a gentle peppery quality adding verve. Clean and brisk, with simple but clean red fruit flavors, gentle mineral lift and a bitter cherry pit note on the back. A wine of modest concentration but fresh and easy to drink.

    The Spanish Quarter 2006 Cabernet Tempranillo 09/01/2008 (87) International Wine Cellar

    Notes

    Appearance: Deep, purple-red color

    Aroma & Flavor: Ripe, dark berry fruits with hints of dark chocolate and vanilla oak.

    Facts

    Alcohol: 13.5%

    Barrel Type: 10% of the wine is aged for 6 months in oak.

    This full, silky red wine marries the native Spanish varietal, Tempranillo with the world's most noble red varietal, Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabernet Sauvignon {65%} In the 1970s, the Cabernet Sauvignon grape was introduced to Spain and has superbly adapted to the soil. The grape gives The Spanish Quarter Red its backbone with vibrant fruit aromas. Tempranillo {35%} From temprano meaning 'early', because it ripens before other varietals, Tempranillo is Spain's most renowned native grape and has been grown at The Spanish Quarter for three decades. Tempranillo contributes an elegant depth and color to The Spanish Quarter Red, with aromas of black fruit, strawberries, licorice, and spice.

    Tasting Notes

    The Spanish Quarter Red has a deep, purple-red color and a nose of ripe, dark berry fruits with hints of dark chocolate and vanilla oak. The full and silky palate reveals layers of juicy ripe berry fruit, dark chocolate, and a touch o f sweet oak on the finish.

    Pairs Well With
    • BBQBeef
    • Chicken
    • SoftCheese