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…spent a few hours at the Jonathan, he says something simple about wine that lands with profound resonance. This time Jonathan opened the seminar for thirty wine writers and members of the trade saying, "we study so we can discover and appreciate regions like Ribera Del Duero." Benchmarking field players …at an energetic Del Duero seminar and tasting. Jonathan Alsop runs the school and every time I am with
So how do they compare?
Just going from what I am tasting in the glass, the Ribera Del Duero is darker, more dramatic, and intense, with focused, concentrated notes of black licorice and very concentrated ripe black fruit. Think coffee grounds and best quality black licorice with a touch of exotic vanilla and you may sense the flavor. In an MW style blind tasting, I can almost imagine it being paired with a cru classe St. Emilion…
…possibly from several years of aging in French and American oak.
In the main tasting room of the Mandarin Oriental hotel, several producers offered excellent examples of Ribera Del Duero wine, which is mostly made from Tempranillo. The law says it must contain 85%, yet most producers used 100% and aged the wine in mostly French oak.
Really nice showing of these absolutely delicious wines!
Lovely! A blend of 90% Tempranillo and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes that's both savoury and delicious at an amazingly great price. Aromas of dark cherry, smoke, and dried herbs. Layers of pleasure give rise to happiness (on the second glass). Superb craftsmanship. Pair with: thick barbecued porterhouse steak. Drink: 2013-2018. 167601 14% XD 750 mL $ 16.95 Score: 90/100. Best …
…winery is assigned a surveyor by the Consejo Regulador of D.O. Ribera del Duero" to regulate the origin of the grapes, the varieties and percentages allowed, winemaking procedures, and so on. I had to smile at the thought of the California Department of Food and Agriculture sending " Reguladors" to each winery to police their practices. I asked Yoon if he thought that such bureaucratic intrusion was good for the wines, or if it inhibited innovation. He replied, in …
…modern style Spanish wine. Based on the fact that 2009 was a classic vintage inDel Duero - 94 per , and based on the fact that RP gave this wine 90, it should definitely be on your list of house wines. Consume within the next 3-5 years.
#3 choice - Chateau ( 295790)-$15.95 2010-
This property of 8 ha (19.8 acres) sits on clayey-limestone soil and offers a generous wine. The vineyards of Chateau Lafont Fourcat dominate the valley. Its …
Arribes ( del Duero)
Almost inArribes Designation of Origin amazes us with its delicious for the white and its distinctive red wines . Among the latter, besides the well known , and grapes they use some others, more peculiar as the Juan García or the Rufete, do you know them?
Inyou will find this designation of origin in which French grapes are reaching a different …
If I say, Continue → posts:, what comes to mind? ? Grilled fish? ? These are all wonderful Spanish foods and should be celebrated, but every now and again, you inadvertently stumble across a waterfall of mayonnaise slathered tapas, chewy lomo fit for your labrador or heaps of stale bread that's hard enough to ward off the most persistent [...]
Ribera del Duero to become - WHOooPEEE
…at the very top of that watchtower, and had a 360 dgree view of the entire Ribera Del Duero region!- we had another RiberaConnect tasting with 15 more wineries seeking importers. The photo below is from the Castille, which has a Museo de Vino inside, housing wines from all over Spain. The sign shows all 6 DOs of the region, including Ribera Del Duero.
We had the evening free (sort of). The wineries we met the day before sent samples from their portfolios over to the hotel …