2017 Tempranillo

"Medium body with notes of plum, cherry and chocolate. This Tempranillo has a candied character, both in the nose and on the palate. Rasberry cookie flavors come through, but despite the high alcohol content (14.7%), the wine remains light and simple."

 

Jonathan Oberlander, Winemaker

 

2017 Tempranillo

SKU: 1037085138
$29.00Price
  • AWARDS

    WINEPRESS Northwest "20th Annual Platinum Competition - The Best of the Best!

    • "Gold Medal"

     

    2019 Sip Northwest "Best of the Northwest"

    • "Judges Pick"

     

    2019 SavorNW Wine Competition

    • "Gold Medal"

     

    2019 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition:

    • "Gold Medal"
    • "Best in Class" for Label

     

  • WINEMAKER NOTES

    Tasting notes:

     

    • ""Medium body with notes of plum, cherry and chocolate. This Tempranillo has a candied character, both in the nose and on the palate. Rasberry cookie flavors come through, but despite the high alcohol content (14.7%), the wine remains light and simple.""

     

    Wine info:

     

    • Vintage: 2017 Tempranillo
    • Appellation: Rogue Valley (AVA), Oregon
    • Aging: 12 months, 50% new oak
    • Chemistry: pH 4.11; TA 6.9 g/lt
    • Alcohol: 14.7%
    • Residual Sugars: 0.8%

     

    Grapes/Harvest info:

     

    • Varietal/Blend: 100% Tempranillo
    • Clone: 770; 11
    • Root Stock: 101-14
    • Certified: LIVE indepedently certified
    • Date Harvested: 17 Oct 2017
    • Chemistry: Brix 22.7 (+ 1.5); pH 3.77; TA 6.9 g/lt

     

    Bottling info:

     

    • Production: 453 cases
    • Date Bottled: 6 Mar 2019
    • Date Released: 16 Nov 2019
  • SIPPABILITY/FOOD PAIRING

    Sippability: A smooth, sippable surprise. Mild tannins and decent supporting acidity make this an extremely drinkable and rewarding taste by itself.

     

    Our 2017 Tempranillo pairs well with:

     

    • Turkey sausage, bacon & ham.
    • Lasagna, pizza and dishes with tomato-based sauces.
    • Barbecue grilled-meats & smoky dishes.
    • Grits, polenta, and dishes with corn as a major ingredient.
    • Mexican food such as beef tacos, nachos, beef burritos, and chile rellenos.
    • Vegetable stew, roasted eggplant and grouper.
  • VARIETAL CHARACTERISTICS

    NAME: Tempranillo. Name is the diminutive of the Spanish temprano, a reference to the fact that it ripens several weeks earlier than most Spanish red grapes.

     

    PRONUNCIATION: “temp-rah-nee-yo”

     

    ORIGIN: Spain

     

    NOTABLE REGIONS: Spain (over 80% of vineyards worldwide), Portugal, Argentina, Australia, USA

     

    GRAPE COLOR: Black

     

    WINE COLOR: Red.  Somewhere between Pinot Noir & Syrah.

     

    WINE SWEETNESS: Dry

     

    OAK: Typically aged 6-18 months in American or French Oak

     

    TANNIN: Medium-plus tannins

     

    ACIDITY: Medium-minus acidity

     

    ABV (Alcohol By Volume): 13-14.5%

     

    FRUIT TASTE: Cherry, plum, tomato, & dried fig 

     

    OTHER TASTE: Cedar, leather, tobacco, vanilla, dill, & clove

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