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Tempranillo

2008 Napa Valley Tempranillo

by David on September 20, 2010

Here’s the perfect wine for tapas night! This lush, round Tempranillo is just right with some garlicky prawns or your favorite chorizo dish. Not so familiar with Tempranillo? It’s the most popular grape in Spain as the backbone to delicious red blends made all over the country. What to expect? Rich, ripe cherry, strawberry, turned […]

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Tempranillo

by David on June 20, 2009

Common synonyms (mostly Spanish and Portuguese): Valdepenas, Tinta Roriz, Aragonez, Tempranillo de la Rioja, Tinto de la Rioja, Tinto del Pais, Grenache de Logrono, Jacivera, Tinto de Toro, Tinto Madrid, Cencibel, Tinto Fino Ull de Llebre, Ojo de Liebre The word temprano translates from Spanish as early and Tempranillo has earned its name as an […]

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2006 Napa Valley Tempranillo

by David on August 27, 2008

Temprano translates from Spanish as “early” and Tempranillo is the great red grape of Spain, grown in virtually every wine-producing region there. It’s been almost unknown here in California until recent years but is gaining in popularity for its wonderful, deep color, strawberry-like character and tremendous minerality and spice. This Goosecross Tempranillo presents bright, forward […]

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