Hacienda Monasterio Tempranillo Blend Ribera del Duero 2003

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92 points Josh Raynolds (International Wine Cellar): Deep ruby. Explosive, sexy aromas of cherry, plum, incense, fres...

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Buffalo, NY (280 mi)
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The wine at Hacienda Monasterio is made by Peter Sisseck of Dominio Pingus. The vineyards are in the tenderloin of the region between Pesquera del ... Read more

This elegant and polished blend comprising 70 percent Tempranillo (with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Malbec) was made by Denmark-born Peter Sisse... Read more

Elegant and polished, with blackberry and black cherry flavors accented by toasty, vanilla-scented oak andbacked by focused tannins. Graceful throu... Read more

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External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

The wine at Hacienda Monasterio is made by Peter Sisseck of Dominio Pingus. The vineyards are in the tenderloin of the region between Pesquera del Duero and Valbuena. The 2005 Crianza is made up of 80% Tinto Fino, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 10% Merlot. Opaque purple-colored, the nose offers up floral notes of lilies and violets, mineral, black cherry and blackberry which jump from the glass. This is followed by a plush, balanced, savory wine with gobs of spicy black fruits, and a long finish. Give it 2ndash;3 years to round out and drink it through 2025.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

This elegant and polished blend comprising 70 percent Tempranillo (with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Malbec) was made by Denmark-born Peter Sisseck, famed winemaker of Pingus, one of Spainrsquo;s most respected and expensive reds. The grapes were handpicked from estate vineyards, and the wine was aged in small French barrels.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Elegant and polished, with blackberry and black cherry flavors accented by toasty, vanilla-scented oak andbacked by focused tannins. Graceful through the long, floral finish. Drink now through 2009.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

2001 was a magical vintage in Spain, and the Hacienda Monasteriorsquo;s 2001 Crianza is another brilliant offering from Ribera del Duero, The genus of Peter Sisseck (of Pingus fame) is behind this outstanding cuvee. Full-bodied and elegant, with aromas and flavors of cedar wood, smoky tobacco, black currants, roasted meats, and herbs. It is a broad, expansive, pure Crianza offering a layered texture and terrific power as well as elegance. Drink over the next 7ndash;10 years.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Bright, dark ruby. Inviting aromas of raspberry, plum, smoked meat and coffee. Sweet, supple and rich, with complex, very ripe flavors of plum, cherry, truffle and cedar. Very lush, mellow, rather full-blown wine, finishing with very fine, sweet tannins and superb persistence.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

This lush, velvety Spanish red offers a wide range of flavors, from chocolate and toast to plums, cherries and tobacco. The tannins are firm and well integrated, the concentration rich, yet the structure graceful. Should bloom with some time in the bottle. A blend of Tempranillo, Cabernet, Merlot and Malbec. The first vintage under new winemaker Peter Sisseck. Best from 1999 through 2002.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Deep ruby. Explosive, sexy aromas of cherry, plum, incense, freshly ground coffee and succulent herbs. Focused and deep, with red and dark berry flavors complicated by candied violet, smoky bacon and cracked pepper. A ripe, weighty wine with a dense, chewy texture and compelling freshness, especially for the year. Finishes with a note of sweet cherry preserves, fine tannins and excellent length.


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Winemaker's Notes:

92 points Josh Raynolds (International Wine Cellar): Deep ruby. Explosive, sexy aromas of cherry, plum, incense, freshly ground coffee and succulent herbs. Focused and deep, with red and dark berry flavors complicated by candied violet, smoky bacon and cracked pepper. A ripe, weighty wine with a dense, chewy texture and compelling freshness, especially for the year. Finishes with a note of sweet cherry preserves, fine tannins and excellent length. (Sep/Oct 2006)

92 points Josh Raynolds (International Wine Cellar): Deep ruby. Explosive, sexy aromas of cherry, plum, incense, freshly ground coffee and succulent herbs. Focused and deep, with red and dark berry flavors complicated by candied violet, smoky bacon and cracked pepper. A ripe, weighty wine with a dense, chewy texture and compelling freshness, especially for the year. Finishes with a note of sweet cherry preserves, fine tannins and excellent length. (Sep/Oct 2006)

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