Atalayas de Golban Ribera Del Duero 2005
-- "Inky violet. Spicy dark berry aromas are brightened by zesty minerality
and cracked pepper. Silky blackberry and violet pastille flavors are
open-knit and sweet, with gentle tannins adding subtle grip.
Impressively suave, elegant and balanced on the . . .
Bodegas Campos Reales Gladium Crianza 2006
-- Ruby color with purplish notes and a powerful berry nose. Lively and youthful, intense berry fruit, medium-bodied, well-balanced with hints of spice, finishing with a fine and pleasant aftertaste. This wine represents a stunning value for a classic, full . . .
Bodegas Covitoro Cermeno Tinto Toro
-- This wine is a no brainer! It is full of ripe blackberry and plum aromas, with a spike of sweet mocha. Bright red berry flavors are gentle with no apparent tannins or tough edges. Broad and sweet on the easygoing finish, which displays a highly appealing . . .
Bodegas Lan Rioja Reserva 2004
-- "A silky texture carries expressive flavors of black plum, violet, licorice and smoke in this focused, balanced red. Has good intensity yet remains vibrant and accessible." - Wine Spectator
Cheese Pairings: Cabrales, Manchego
Food Pairings: Braised . . .
Bodegas Santa Rufina Viña Rufina Joven Roble
-- The bouquet in the nose carries hints of thorn, blackberry and red forest fruits accented by dairy tones couched in fine creamy oakwood and vanilla against a toasted background. The palate is fresh and fruity, backed by earthy tannins and a good . . .
Bodegas y Vinedos Robeal el Mosaico de Baco NV
-- This 100% Tempranillo is an affordable every day Spanish red wine. Fruity and full-bodied, this versatile wine has a burst of berry flavors with a velvety finish.
Cheese Pairings: Idiazabal, Manchego, Roncal
Food Pairings: Braised Red Meats, Roast Beef, . . .
Calma Rioja 2006
-- Bright aromas of cherries, cranberries, and roses. Layers of earthy spices, vanilla, and cocoa. Smoothly textured, creamy vanilla oak, jammy blackberry and black cherry, a touch of toasted oak. There is an earthy component to the wine with a long, smooth . . .
Cortijo Rioja Tinto 2007
-- This delicious blend is made from 80% Tempranillo and 20% Garnacha, a great wine to pair with any food. Deep ruby red in color with intense aromas of wild berries. Light to medium bodied with a clean palate and bright with pure strawberry and raspberry . . .
Lar de Barros Crianza
-- Aged in American and French oak for 7 months. Red cherry and very lively purple tones. It has an intesne aroma of blackberries and liquorice. Spicy notes of wood with a mild touch of vanila and chocolate. Ample, powerful and well structured. Great gathering . . .
Nobul Red Tempranillo
-- Tasting Notes Fresh aromas of red and violet fruits lead into flavors of berries, plums, spice and vanilla, all integrated with subtle sweet oak and a nice acidity and wrapped up with a long silky finish full of fruit. – Winemaker Notes
Cheese . . .