Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Legaris Crianza 2003 wine reveiw by (PB)

The Spanish, Ribera Del Duero produces some bargain wines made largely from the Tempranillo grape locally called "Tinta Fina." This wine is cranberry red on the pour with a shimmering halo rim of beautiful magenta translucency. The bouquet is full of blackberry with a touch of wood in the nose.

In the mouth the wine is intense, on the sweeter side, a tad hot on opening but "cools off" with nice fruity (plum) and bready flavors with gentle, elegant tannins. Give it a half hour of air before serving. It's really quite nice for the price and $14 you can afford to raise a glass.

Post review consult shows the Wine Spectator gives this wine 90 points. Oh yeah!

1 comment:

PB said...

Gaiter And Brecher of the Wall Street Journal reviewed this wine in the 9-28 Journal--They liked it too!