Emilio Moro Malleolus Spain Ribera del Duero Red Tempranillo 2005
[93 pts Wine Advocate]: Purple-colored with splendid aromatics featuring toast smoke vanilla mineral and blackberry. Full-bodied it offers a supple texture layers of spicy fruit and superb integration of aok tannin and acidity. Already complex this wine should continue to evolve for several years and drink well through the next two decades.
Emilio Moro, the founder of Bodegas Emilio Moro, was born in Pesquera de Duero, a wine area of time-honoured traditions, where some of the flagship wines of the Ribera del Duero appellation are now produced. It was in this year that the winerys first vineyard, Finca Resalso, was planted.
red fruit dominate, cherries and strawberries, new leather with an earthy finish
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The 2005 Malleolus is 100% Tinta del Pais which was barrel-fermented and aged for 18 months in French oak. Dark ruby-colored, it offers an expressive perfume of toasty oak, pencil lead, spice box, mineral, and black fruits. This is followed by a structured, firm wine that has excellent depth and length. It will evolve for 5-7 years and provide pleasure through 2020. Deep ruby. Explosively perfumed, wild aromas of red and dark fruit liqueur, spices and flowers. Dense, sweet raspberry and blackberry flavors overwhelm the palate but possess uncanny freshness and improbable finesse, with no obvious tannins. Seems to get sweeter on the long, gently spicy finish and picks up a deeper espresso quality. At least as impressive as the superb 2004, and perhaps more elegant. This red offers ripe, jammy flavors of blackberry, currant, chocolate and licorice, with solid tannins and enough acidity to keep it lively. Expressive and appealing. Drink now through 2015. 400 cases imported. &ndash...
Deep ruby. Explosively perfumed, wild aromas of red and dark fruit liqueur, spices and flowers. Dense, sweet raspberry and blackberry flavors overwhelm the palate but possess uncanny freshness and improbable finesse, with no obvious tannins. Seems to... Stephen Tanzer. A Proprietary Blend wine from Ribera Del Duero in Spain. 2005 Moro, Bodegas Emilio Malleolus 750ml
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