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BARRICA 5 TEMPRANILLO 2015 DO Ribera del Duero
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer BALBÁS
A REPEAT of the recommended 2015 (**/**+) was released on July 20, 2019 at $15.95. Here is my previous note: Very deep intense purple colour. Spicy, intense, ripe plum nose with some sandalwood notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, well structured, fairly spicy, very slightly herbal, plum-apple flavours with a lingering, gently cedary, high acid finish. This 2nd REPEAT has 14% alcohol and now 4 g/L residual sugar with a new lot number L-9071 on the back label. CSPC 543710
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Tra Cor
Country Spain
Region
Rating **/**+(88 points)
Intense, Solid
LCBO Text Status
TASTING NOTE: (Translated from the Spanish) Deep purple cherry. Intense memories of raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, cinnamon, cedar, scrubland, minerals and herbs. Fresh, fruity and full-bodied, sensations of blackberries, violets, vanilla and confectionery notes. Score - 91 (Guía de Vinos Gourmets, 2017) Price $ 15.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - March 6, 2021
Cases bought 978 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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