Monasterio de Tentudia
Monasterio de Tentudia is a wine produced in Extremadura, Spain. The winery is named for a magnificent Medieval monastery in Calera de León, which is depicted on its label. This is a red blend based on the Tempranillo grape, with other grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon in the mix. The region is known for its fruit-forward, ripe and concentrated styles of red wine of which this is a prime example.– Description from Amanda Schuster
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History of the grape: Origins of Tempranillo are murky. It could be indigenous to the Spanish countryside, or it coul...
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This wine/vintage was briefly available at trader joes in 2007 for 3 bucks a bottle. For the price it was outstanding and started me on wine appreciation. The flavor is very acidic with a smokey aftertaste. It pairs very well with gamey meat - which was very convenient living in Alabama. Read More
MONASTERIO DE TENTUDIA '89Viña Extremeña, S.A. De un color rojo cereza, algo abierto de color. En nariz resulta original, donde dominan las notas de hierbas (tomillo, romero) sobre la madera. En boca se comporta suave, ligero y con un final muy agradable de beber. Read More
Well, not stellar, but if given a little air after opening, not at all bad. Good with roast/grilled meat/vegetables, quite tannic so it needs food that stands up for itself. I got a case and I'm mid way through, so I've had a little time to think about it. No better than a mid-to-lowish rioja, but I think Extramadura bears watching. Read More
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Light reddish purple in color. The nose shows wood smoke, minerals, ripe raspberries, some chocolate, cranberry and a earthy mustiness. In the mouth the acid and tannins are of medium weight and don't interfere much. Sweet raspberry, light earth, minerals, oak, and some light spices all come together on the palate. The finish lasts for a good 10... Read More