Encyclopedia Tempranillo 2006

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To learn more about our Encyclopedia wines please check out knoWine.com!Encyclopedia showcases varietals from countries where wine cultivation has thrived for centuries. Our journey ofdiscovery begins with wines from Germany, France, Spain and Italy. The distinctive qualities found inside the bottle are a reflection of each countrys wine cultureits food, traditions and people.The Tempranillo Comes from Yecla, Spain!Until the 1850's it was common for Spanish winemakers to store wine in cueros, pig skins turned inside out and sealed with resin. Hung from rafters of bodegas, cueros retained the shape of the pig and were the same "big-bellied monsters" legendary Don Quixote battled in the 17th century.Tasting NotesOur 2006 Encyclopedia Tempranillo exhibits a rich, dark red color and offers aromas of ripe berries, black plums and spices. Its medium weight and supple tannins shoulder bright juicy flavors of crushed raspberries, plum, sage and earthy minerals.Pair It WithMarinated skirt steakPaellaLamb burgers

Region: Spain » Murcia » Yecla

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Color: Red
Varietal: tempranillo
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To learn more about our Encyclopedia wines please check out knoWine.com!Encyclopedia showcases varietals from countries where wine cultivation has thrived for centuries. Our journey ofdiscovery begins with wines from Germany, France, Spain and Italy. The distinctive qualities found inside the bottle are a reflection of each countrys wine cultureits food, traditions and people.The Tempranillo Comes from Yecla, Spain!Until the 1850's it was common for Spanish winemakers to store wine in cueros, pig skins turned inside out and sealed with resin. Hung from rafters of bodegas, cueros retained the shape of the pig and were the same "big-bellied monsters" legendary Don Quixote battled in the 17th century.Tasting NotesOur 2006 Encyclopedia Tempranillo exhibits a rich, dark red color and offers aromas of ripe berries, black plums and spices. Its medium weight and supple tannins shoulder bright juicy flavors of crushed raspberries, plum, sage and earthy minerals.Pair It WithMarinated skirt steakPaellaLamb burgers

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