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2019 Cantadora Tempranillo "The Protector"

Cantadora 2019 The Protector Tempranillo

Winery: Cantadora

Vintage: 2019

Wine Name/Vineyard: "The Protector"

Wine Category: Tempranillo

Grape blend: 95% Tempranillo & 5% Graciano

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Amador County

State or country: CA

Price: $50

Cases produced: 123

KWG Score: 91.5 (based on 2 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: May 14, 2023

Wine Review: This ruby colored Tempranillo from Cantadora opens with dark chocolate and moist pipe tobacco bouquet with hints of boysenberry, cedar, and baking spice. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied with integrated medium acidity. The mouthfeel is balanced and very smooth. The flavor profile is cherry and gentle cedar blend with notes of stony minerality, nutmeg and bay leaf. We also detected some hints of chocolate and plum. The finish is dry, and its well-managed tannins drift away nicely. The Tasting Panel would pair this Tempranillo with a pot roast or a rack of lamb. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: This wine is dedicated to the story of Sonia Melara. 10% of Sales supports La Casa de Las Madres.

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