Carvalho 2012 Tempranillo

2012.carvalho.tempCarvalho 2012 Tempranillo

Gentle and easy raspberry and boysenberry notes in the nose. Bigger than average tannins gets the mouth chalky in a hurry. Tongue scraper please. The big red fruit keeps rolling down your palate with angular acidity. The finish is long with a few bumps along the way. Leaves a few spices to hang around. Don’t expect them to go anywhere fast.

Retail: $26.95

http://www.carvalhofamilywinery.com

(K&S Rating: 2 of 6)


Varietal Characteristics:
Aromas: Berries, plum, tobacco, vanilla, leather and herbs
Flavors: Strawberries, black currants and cherries; cocoa with vanilla and notes of clove
Mouthfeel: Lingering finish of Vanilla spice with medium tannins

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