43 Ratings
Condado de Haza Ribera del Duero

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(2002 Vintage) In 1987, Alejandro Fernández, the acknowledged master of Spains precocious Tempranillo grape, spied a neglected slope along the Duero River which promised to be the most ideal vineyard site in the region: one full kilometer of southfacing slope leading to the rivers edge, remarkable in the absence of intervening benchland terrain. 15 months in American oak. This year presented a short crop of healthy grapes, resulting in a rich, deeply colored wine with robust, chewy tannins balanced by a perfect...

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    Mouth filling!!! Cherry, mint, currant, tar, earth, brine! tannic as heck, not, repeat not rustic. Drinks itself, delicious! Wonderful wood influence.

    almost 7 years