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Wine of the Week: Cacho Tempranillo 2006 May 10, 2010

Posted by dfwdinnerclub in Home.
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Tempranillo (pronounced as Tem-pra-nee-yo) is arguably the king of Spanish grape varietals and has recently developed a love affair with the American consumer. Tempranillo is the predominant grape varietal used to make the classical wines from the Spanish regions of Rioja, Ribera del Duero and Cataluna; however it is also grown in Portugal where it is known as Tinta Roriz. Generally, Tempranillo has a flavor profile of plum, blackberry, blueberry, and dark cherry.

4895333_thl.jpgThe Cacho Tempranillo 2006 has aromatic and enticing notes of fresh black plums spiked with slow roasted nutmeg. The flavors that develop on the palate reiterate the initial aromas; however offer a more intense expression of blackberry coulis, fresh black currants, and sun-dried blueberries with a warming undertone of sandalwood-like-spice and mocha.  Only seventy five cases available at this price.  Get it while you can before supplies run out!


Special Offering: Cacho Tempranillo 2006
Available at Almost All Centennial Store Locations
Sale Price $12.99.  Retail $16.99. Save $4.00


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