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Wine Details

Lucero de Alba Ribera del Duero Spain 2014
The vanilla leaps from the glass backed by redcurrants and red cherries. The mouth is smooth with fine grained tannins. An enjoyable mid to full bodied bio-dynamic wine.

£13.29


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Based on 51 ratings.

Grape varieties

Tempranillo

Region

Ribera del Duero is 100 miles north of Madrid and arguably Spain’s most trendy wine region. Awarded DO status (DO Ribera del Duero) in 1982, 118 years after the first winery was established. The main grape grown is Tinto Fino while some use Tempranillo and older villages are still allowed to use Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Merlot.

Style

Full-bodied with good chunky tannins that go down well with a rich hearty meal. You can tell these wines have seen oak by the toasty, vanilla aromas as opposed to full-on fruit. You’ll find Rioja and similar styles within this section.

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