Montebuena Rioja Tempranillo 2010

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2010 Montebuena Tempranillo Rioja 750ml

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Cranberry, licorice, smoke on the palate. Fleshy mouthfeel. Low intensity finish, but an altogether pleasant if uncomplicated rioja. Read more

Nice wine. Slight hit of vanilla. earthy at first taste then smooth finish with light tannin after affect. some fruit along with tobacco on the t... Read more

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Snooth User: JonDerry
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2.50 5
Vintage: 2009 10/06/2011

Cranberry, licorice, smoke on the palate. Fleshy mouthfeel. Low intensity finish, but an altogether pleasant if uncomplicated rioja.


Snooth User: winehound69
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3.00 5
Vintage: 2009 02/26/2012

Nice wine. Slight hit of vanilla. earthy at first taste then smooth finish with light tannin after affect. some fruit along with tobacco on the tongue thru out.


Snooth User: TheKozars
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2009 07/22/2011

Nice Rioja. $8.99 EWM


Snooth User: Casey84
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3.00 5
Vintage: 2009 10/03/2012

Nice hints of oak and vanilla with an earthy finish with hints of tobacco. I liked it.


Snooth User: Cheap Wine Critic
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3.00 5
Vintage: 2009 07/06/2011

I purchased the 2009 Montebuena Rioja on the strength of Robert Parker's 90 point review and the ten dollar price tag. This is the first Tempranillo I've ever tried, so I can't say where this wine ranks based on the varietal, though I certainly thought it was a good value. Light purple and medium bodied with a bright berry aroma, this wine is crisp and approachable, though somewhat lacking in depth (again, this could be a characteristic of the varietal). The flavor has a strong under-ripened raspberry component - a bit tart for my taste - and a decent finish with just enough tannins to satisfy that red-wine craving. Not my favorite style perhaps, but I would definitely recommend this as a good red wine to drink on a hot summer day based on its bright, acidic flavor profile.


Snooth User: andersb417
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3.50 5
Vintage: 2009 12/10/2010

interesting Rioja flavor profile. good value for the price

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Snooth User: seasea
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5.00 5
Vintage: 2009 04/30/2011

Bought a case and have enjoyed it. As Rioja this presents a tad on the lighter/sweeter side. It has a an interesting after note which is earthier. This is not a wine for the general wine drinker. It is one that a regular Rioja drinker will enjoy. Crisper than a Malbec, sharper and dryer than a Pinot or Syrah.


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External Reviews for Montebuena Rioja Tempranillo

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Vintage: 2009 05/18/2011

A relatively deep and extracted style of Tempranillo is the Labastida, showing bold, ripe flavors of black cherry and dark fruit as well as hints of Tempranillo's tell-tale cigar-box aromas. A great buy.


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Vintage: 2009 05/18/2011

A relatively deep and extracted style of Tempranillo, showing bold, ripe flavors of black cherry and dark fruit as well as hints of cigar-box aromas. A great buy in red wine - an unbelievable buy in Rioja.


External Review
Vintage: 2009 05/18/2011

Here is a wine with finesse! Bright berry fruit flavors are seamlessly integrated with soft oak nuances to create a wine that is nothing if not elegant. 100% Tempranillo. Simply lovely.


External Review
Vintage: 2009 05/18/2011

The great Spanish values just keep coming! This Rioja is another stellar example of the quality that we've grown to expect, at an affordable price to boot. Aged in oak, this red possesses full flavors with light licorice and blackberry nuances. Despite the big flavors, there is a gentleness to this wine that makes it approachable and a good choice for those looking to explore beyond Grenache- or Shiraz-based wines.


External Review
Vintage: 2009 05/18/2011

Made from 100% Tempranillo, this medium-bodied Spanish red displays bright, fruity aromas and a spicy vanilla bouquet. A smooth, fruit-forward style makes this a perfect introductory Spanish Rioja. The finish is persistent and pleasing. Perfect for those getting bored with domestic varietals.


External Review
Vintage: 2009 05/18/2011

A contender for best value in my Spanish tastings, this delicious Rioja is dark ruby in color, with aromas of earth, spice, and red fruits. It has surprising depth, ripe, smoky, cherry flavors, light tannin, and an excellent pure finish. This terrific bargain can be enjoyed over the next 2-3 years.


External Review
Vintage: 2009 05/18/2011

The 2009 Montebuena is 100% Tempranillo. Dark ruby-colored, it offers an appealing perfume of spice box, leather, tobacco, and blackberry. On the palate it is packed with ripe fruit, has outstanding concentration, and impeccable balance. It is a great bargain that offers a sneak preview of the great 2009 vintage in Rioja and northern Spain in general. It should drink well for 6-8 years.


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Winemaker's Notes:

2010 Montebuena Tempranillo Rioja 750ml

2010 Montebuena Tempranillo Rioja 750ml

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