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2008 Vizcarra Ramos Spanish Red "Roble"

Vizcarra Ramos 2008 Roble

Winery: Vizcarra Ramos

Vintage: 2008

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Roble"

Wine Category: Spanish Red

Grape blend: 100% Tempranillo

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Ribera del Duero

State or country: Spain

Price: $18

Cases produced: 1,000

KWG Score: 90 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: September 23, 2009

Wine Review: This very dark ruby colored wine opens with a spicy raspberry bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, lively, and juicy. The flavor profile is a blend of fruit forward raspberry and red currant. There was a touch of fruitcake flavors detected as well. The finish is dry and its building moderate tannins are noticeable and lengthy. This wine would pair well with a prime rib or pot roast. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: A fruit driven wine that offers a great price-quality ratio. In the mouth it is full of luscious fruits, soft tannins, and the complexity proper of its oak ageing.

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