Bodegas Emilio Moro Ribera del Duero Malleolus 2008

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Aus bis zu 75-jährigen Tinto-Fino-Reben gekeltert. 2008 war im Ribera del Duero ein mustergültiger Jahrgang. Im Frühl...

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Very fresh and lively on the nose with immediate notes of blueberry pie, violet pastille, light sage and eucalyptus. This smells rather sophisticat... Read more

Smooth, balanced, delightful, with fruit surrounded by gripping tannins, a right level of acid, and finish of mineral-metal and fruit. Grown in l... Read more

Fresh vanilla and licorice aroma - very barrel driven, with some moderate notes of eucalyptus. The body approaches with well rounded and sumptuou... Read more

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Editorial Reviews for Bodegas Emilio Moro Ribera del Duero Malleolus

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065184,693
4.00 5
10/31/2012

Very fresh and lively on the nose with immediate notes of blueberry pie, violet pastille, light sage and eucalyptus. This smells rather sophisticated with a gentle perfume-like note of vetiver, vanilla flowers and toasty spices. On entry, this shows flashes of gamy, campfire flavors that are quickly subsumed by clear, earthy wild raspberry fruit flavors and nuanced notes of dried herbs, a hint of green anise seed and dry, toasty oak notes. The tannins here are superbly managed and firm yet discreet. Acidity lends a juicy edge to the increasing, distinct wild berry fruit. The finish is fairly long with a nice herbal seed note punctuating the slightly candied boysenberry fruit. There's a lot of fruit here but it's not as fruity as it sounds, with lovely grace notes of leather and earth grounding the palate. Rather sophisticated on the palate as well. 91pts


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Snooth User: dynowine
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3.50 5
04/23/2010

Smooth, balanced, delightful, with fruit surrounded by gripping tannins, a right level of acid, and finish of mineral-metal and fruit. Grown in limestone soils.


Snooth User: Chris Carpita
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4.50 5
10/18/2012

Fresh vanilla and licorice aroma - very barrel driven, with some moderate notes of eucalyptus. The body approaches with well rounded and sumptuous plum and black fruit. The finish is very smooth.

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Snooth User: Vicbeg
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3.50 5
12/19/2010

Taberna cinco bellotas con la pandilla plumilla.


Snooth User: noshooz
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4.00 5
08/25/2010

Typical tempranillo nose, fruit-forward with a hint of smoke, vanilla, and leather. Well-structured palate, black cherries. Medium tannins on the finish. This is a wonderful "sipper" and would serve as a great introduction for someone who has never tried tempranillo. Paired nicely with seasoned flank steak. Emilio Moro has another hit. 88 points.


External Reviews for Bodegas Emilio Moro Ribera del Duero Malleolus

External Review
10/19/2011

The 2008 Malleolus comes from older vines and spent 18 months in French oak. It gives up a promising nose of pain grille, mineral, espresso, violets, and blackberry. This is followed by a tannic, savory offering with just enough fruit for balance. It... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Ribera Del Duero in Spain. 2008 Moro, Bodegas Emilio Malleolus 750ml


External Review
11/14/2013

The 2008 Malleolus comes from older vines and spent 18 months in French oak. It gives up a promising nose of pain grille mineral espresso violets and blackberry. This is followed by a tannic savory offering with just enough fruit for balance. It will benefit from 2-3 years of additional cellaring to melt some of the tannins and will drink nicely through 2023. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.


External Review
05/17/2012

Aus bis zu 75-jährigen Tinto-Fino-Reben gekeltert. 2008 war im Ribera del Duero ein mustergültiger Jahrgang. Im Frühling fiel genügend Regen, der Sommer war wie gewöhnlich heiss und der Herbst war tendenziell kühl und trocken, sodass die Trauben optimal heranreifen konnten. Das Resultat ist ein grosser Tinto Fino, der Kraft, Komplexität und Charme vereint.


External Review
05/17/2012

Offene Nase, reife, schwarze Beeren, Oliven, Lederaromen sowie gut integrierte Holznoten. Am Gaumen herrlich mundfüllend, dicht und mit einer feinen Tanninstruktur. Ein genialer Klassiker und ein perfekter Speisebegleiter.


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142448 Snooth User: drsint
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12/22/2012

Winemaker's Notes:

Aus bis zu 75-jährigen Tinto-Fino-Reben gekeltert. 2008 war im Ribera del Duero ein mustergültiger Jahrgang. Im Frühling fiel genügend Regen, der Sommer war wie gewöhnlich heiss und der Herbst war tendenziell kühl und trocken, sodass die Trauben optimal heranreifen konnten. Das Resultat ist ein grosser Tinto Fino, der Kraft, Komplexität und Charme vereint.

<p>This bright red wine, medium to full-bodied wine was aged in oak for 8 months. It has a layered, intense bouquet that includes both red and black fruits. Tannins are sweet. Jay Miller of The Wine Advocate notes a palate of &ldquo;concentrated, spicy black fruit.&rdquo;</p>

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Notes: 50% American oak and 50% French oak barrels


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