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2007 Dehesa La Granja Tinto

What were you doing in 2007? These tempranillo grapes were being picked in the wine outpost of Zamora in Central Spain, for us to enjoy 13 years on.

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About the Wine

A total bargain of a big red, 100% ungrafted Tempranillo, sitting pretty in its drinking zone, like a smug cat on a window sill.

Despite its age some primary dark cherry fruit still shows but an earthy, savoury core is the highlight. Saw 24 months in oak - this would have been a monster in the barrel but it is now right for the drinking, if you like it strong and powerful...

 

Alejandro Fernandez

The 'King of Tempranillo', Fernandez was the man behind the popular explosion of Spain's most famous grape, with his Ribero del Duero-based Pesquera wines.

Dehesa La Granja is further west, on the way to Portugal, in the region of Zamora,and is a farm estate resurrected by Fernandez twenty years ago. Formally known more as a place for raising fighting bulls and wine production, it now also produces quality olive oil, cheese, chickpeas... and red wines that last and last.

Alejandro Fernandez, the King of Tempranillo
Alejandro Fernandez, the King of Tempranillo
Ribera del Duero
Additional Info

Blend : Tempranillo (100%)
ABV : 14%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2032
Bottle Size : 750ml

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Picked this up for a tasting night. Was fun to try, but slightly disappointed. Chalky and not overly balanced.

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