External Reviews for Benjamin Romeo Tempranillo Blend Rioja Predicador
A Tempranillo wine from Rioja in Spain. 2008 Benjamin Romeo Predicador Rioja 750ml
The entry-level wine the 2008 Predicador is made up of 96% Tempranillo with the balance Garnacha and Viura aged for 16 months in second use French oak. Fragrant notes of smoke spice box incense tobacco and assorted red and black fruits inform the nose of this relatively forward savory well-proportioned lengthy effort. It has enough structure to evolve for 2-3 years and will provide optimum drinking from 2013 to 2020. Benjamin Romeo s winemaking credentials include over 15 years as head winemaker at Bodegas Artadi one of Rioja s greatest producers and two 100 point scores for his 2004 and 2005 Contador. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.
The entry-level wine, the 2008 Predicador, is made up of 96% Tempranillo with the balance Garnacha and Viura aged for 16 months in second use French oak. Fragrant notes of smoke, spice box, incense, tobacco, and assorted red and black fruits inform t... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Tempranillo wine from Rioja in Spain. 2008 Benjamin Romeo Predicador Rioja 750ml
Youthful, with a deep garnet core and a bright pink rim. A powerful nose, with asphalt, blackberry, and anise aromas surrounding a faint and classic tempranillo core of dusty strawberry. The palate is more resolved, with good minerality, bright acidi... Ryan Moses. A Tempranillo wine from Rioja in Spain. 2008 Benjamin Romeo Predicador Rioja 750ml
Rioja, SpainBenjamin Romeo Predicador is a beautiful Spanish red wine gem of 100% Tempranillo from the renowned Rioja wine region. This wine received a 90-point rating from Jay Miller for Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. Benjamin Romeo Predicador Rioja is dark ruby in color with a gorgeous bouquet of blackberry, cherry, cedar, earth and mineral notes. Full-bodied with a smooth texture and silky tannins, the wine offers cherries, blackberries and spice on the palate. Aged for 19 months in seasoned oak, it is well balanced to enjoy now and over the next 10-12 years. It is long and rich on the finish.Enjoy Benjamin Romeo Predicador with roast pork, lamb, grilled steak, paella, and aged cheeses.