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2014 Dominio Basconcillos Spanish Red "Vina Magna"

Dominio Basconcillos 2014 Vina Magna

Winery: Dominio Basconcillos

Vintage: 2014

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Vina Magna"

Wine Category: Spanish Red

Grape blend: 95% Tempranillo & 5% Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Ribera del Duero

State or country: Spain

Price: $31

Cases produced: 1,990

KWG Score: 92.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: February 22, 2018

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored wine from Ribera del Duero opens with pretty floral bouquet with a hint of black currant. On the palate, this wine is medium to full bodied and balanced. The flavor profile is a very tasty blueberry and vanilla oak blend with notes of cinnamon and hints of sarsaparilla towards the very end. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins stick around for an extended period of time. This Tempranillo would be perfect with duck confit. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Selected lots from the more steeply inclined and chalk parcels. Malolactic fermentation and 12 to 18 months aging in barriques of primarily French oak. Deep robe and structure are highlighted by pronounced minerality on the nose and a focused, saturated and persistent finish.

Organic status: not organic

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