Tempranillo…by most standards…a Relatively Unknown Varietal

Wow, Tempranillo— –It is indigenous to Spain.  –It has a list of aliases…Tinta Roriz, Tinta del Pais, Cencibel, Aragonez, Valdepenas and Ull de Liebre (and more) and it is the major component of Rioja and Ribera del Duero. –It's earthy, it handles the heat and LOVES oak. —and I love Tempranillo.  I'm drinking a 2-day old bottle…

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