Sunday, March 12, 2006

Darien Rioja Tempranillo 2004 Wine Review (NW)

Fruity berry nose
Black currant and cocoa on the smooth palate
Graceful finish

In the Spanish value wine category, this one is worth the money. At $9, it delivers a nice introduction to Tempranillo. The style is very "new world" and fruity, which will make this enjoyable for a wide variety of people. Serve it up with a hearty meat and rice dish. Raise a glass!

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Have to agree with you on this one, tasted it in Ireland was well worth the 11 euro.

The Gourmez said...

The more recent vintage (2008) is not very appealing to me, and I love Spanish reds, so that's a shame. I quoted your review of this vintage on my blog.