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Finca Museum Tempranillo Blend Rioja Crianza 2009

Member Review by Chris Carpita:

Vanilla and apple pie aromas, with a very smooth attack. Not exactly bursting with fruit on the tongue, more wood notes are sort of layered onto the finish.

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Finca Museum:
Bodegas Museum Real is a wine produced in the Cigales region of Spain, just north of Ribero del Duero. The vineyard was stumbled upon by Grupo Baron de Ley in the late 1990s as they were searching for quality growing regions outside of Ribero del Duero. What they found was an astonishing 100+ acres of old vine Tinto del Pais (Tempranillo), ranging between 60 and 100+ years old. These low yiel... Read more
Bodegas Museum Real is a wine produced in the Cigales region of Spain, just north of Ribero del Duero. The vineyard was stumbled upon by Grupo Baron de Ley in the late 1990s as they were searching for quality growing regions outside of Ribero del Duero. What they found was an astonishing 100+ acres of old vine Tinto del Pais (Tempranillo), ranging between 60 and 100+ years old. These low yield vines produce amazing, balanced and concentrated fruit, helped along by dramatic diurnal temperature differences that even out grape ripening. The result is a powerful, structured wine with great depth and longevity.  Read less

Member Reviews for Finca Museum Tempranillo Blend Rioja Crianza

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Snooth User: Chris Carpita
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2.50 5
Vintage: 2008 11/14/2011

Vanilla and apple pie aromas, with a very smooth attack. Not exactly bursting with fruit on the tongue, more wood notes are sort of layered onto the finish.


Snooth User: vindood
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0.00 5
Vintage: 2003 10/22/2009

Bright red. Musky red fruit aromas betray a leathery character but open to offer sweet vanilla and baking spice qualities. Light-bodied strawberry and redcurrant flavors are strongly influenced by bourbony oak, with silky tannins adding grip. Finishes soft, sweet and persistent. Josh Raynolds, International Wine Cellar, Sept. 2007


Snooth User: kap019
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3.00 5
Vintage: 2003 05/02/2009

Three glasses


External Reviews for Finca Museum Tempranillo Blend Rioja Crianza

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Vintage: 2003 10/06/2009

Bright red. Musky red fruit aromas betray a leathery character but open to offer sweet vanilla and baking spice qualities. Light-bodied strawberry and redcurrant flavors are strongly influenced by bourbony oak with silky tannins adding grip. Finishes soft sweet and persistent. Josh Raynolds International Wine Cellar Sept. 2007


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Vintage: 2003 05/23/2011

Bright red. Musky red fruit aromas betray a leathery character but open to offer sweet vanilla and baking spice qualities. Light-bodied strawberry and redcurrant flavors are strongly influenced by bourbony oak, with silky tannins adding grip. Finishes soft, sweet and persistent. Those with a high coconut threshold will like this.


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Vintage: 2003 05/23/2011

Tobacco and cedar notes frame cherry, fig and raisin flavors in this firm, polished red. The tannins are chewy, but give way to floral and berry notes on the finish. Drink now through 2011.


External Review
Vintage: 2003 01/04/2012

Amid all the big, dark wines coming out of Spain, itrsquo;s sometimes nice to see a lighter-styled, old-school example such as this. The color is brick, while the nose is light, leathery and dosed with cranberry and raspberry. The feel is fresh and lively, with fresh-fruit flavors, tomato leaf and a touch of vanilla and spicy oak. Definitely a wine to drink now.


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Vintage: 2003 04/20/2010

The wine offers a subtle, embracing aromatic range, with high notes of roasted coffee and smoke, cushioned by a background of ripe fruit and jam with mineral hints. On entering the mouth, Museum Crianza 2003 is sweet and velvety, developing a sensation of amplitude with very fine, well-integrated tannins, leaving a long, fresh finish which revisits the aromatic elegance of smoke, spices and ripe fruit..


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Vintage: 2002 04/12/2011

Deep, lively cherry color with purple and blue notes. Nose is rich and ripe, with spicy and intense fruity aromas of red berries, hints of plums, balsamic tones, and mineral.



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