Tempranillo

Tempranillo is Spain's answer to Cabernet Sauvignon and is the main grape for the moderate climate region of Rioja. It ripens early, but the shorter growing cycle allows it to thrive in Rioja's harsher climate zones.

The grapes are thick skinned and capable of making deeply coloured and long lasting wines (albeit not notably high in alcohol). The wines have medium acidity and tannins and strawberry flavours. Much of the character comes from the oak aging which gives coconut and vanilla flavours to the wine. Over time, some meat, leather and mushroom flavours can develop.

Ribera del Duero is a cool region also ideally suited to Tempranillo. The wines have blackberry and plum notes and toasty oak flavours.


Castillo de Benízar

Bodegas Ayuso
La Mancha, Spain

Tempranillo 100%

Single variety wine produced with a selection of grapes from the best Tempranillo vineyards.

Intense cherry-red colour with tinges of violet. It has an elegant aroma of wild fruits such as cherries, blackberries and blackcurrants.

Flavourful on the palate and very well structured with a lingering finish.

ABV 13.0%

Estola Gran Reserva

Bodegas Ayuso
La Mancha, Spain

Tempranillo 65%, Cabernet Sauvignon 35%

Warm and full of black fruit flavours with a touch of pepper and nutmeg. Good balance with a long velvety finish. Great with Cheeses and Stews

ABV 13.5%

Estola Reserva

Bodegas Ayuso
La Mancha, Spain

Tempranillo 90%, Cabernet Sauvignon 10%

Cherry red in colour with brick-red tones. Warm intense aromas. Fruity tones. Ample and well rounded on the palate. A perfect balance between the varietal nuances and the character acquired during ageing in the oak barrels.

ABV 13.5%

Rioja Cerrolaza Crianza

Bodegas Cerrolaza
RIOJA ALTA

Tempranillo 100%

This dark cherry wine shows purple glints. On the nose, it is complex, with outstanding ripe black fruit aromas backed by oaky vanilla and toast from its ageing in new oak barrels. Fresh fruit flavours follow the nose to round it out. It is round, complete and powerful on the palate, with good backbone. Oak is present as a spicy note, with hints of jam coming through.

ABV 13.5%

Rioja Cerrolaza Joven

Bodegas Cerrolaza
RIOJA ALTA

Tempranillo 50%, Carignan 25%, Grenache/Garnacha 25%

Appealing deep aromas. A fruity nose of raspberry and redcurrant together with fine oaky hints from its six months ageing in oak barrels. Well rounded and balanced. On the palate, it is beautifully fresh and lively, with a slight acidity, and palatable tannins from the American oak round it out. Hints of liquorice in the finish.

ABV 13.5%

Rioja Cerrolaza Reserva

Bodegas Cerrolaza
RIOJA ALTA

Tempranillo 100%

A wine of great aromatic complexity, it includes ripe black fruit, red fruit jam, liquorice and raspberry aromas with chocolate, vanilla and balsamic hints from the toast of the cask. Full, round, well constituted on the palate, the ripe round tannins are in perfect balance with its fruit-bearing character, thus reinforcing a lingering finish and persistent aromatic, balsamic, spicy aftertaste.

ABV 13.5%

Vinamada Rioja Crianza

Bodegas Cerrolaza
RIOJA ALTA

Tempranillo 100%

It has a dark, cherry colour with a violet rim. There are beautiful fresh fruit primary aromas backed by some oaky vanilla hints. On the palate, it has a good backbone.It is half-bodied, fresh, fruity and tannins add an attractive finish. Wide aftertaste, with a balsamic character.

ABV 13.0%

Vinamada Rioja Reserva

Bodegas Cerrolaza
RIOJA ALTA

Tempranillo 100%

Cherry colour with a touch of brick-red glints. Pure with a strong presence of Tempranillo aromas, liquorice and red fruits in perfect balance with a touch of oak, vanilla and cinnamon. On the palate, medium-bodied with light notes. Fresh acidity in perfect harmony with the tannin of the casks and a notable fruit bearing load. Excellent, lingering aftertaste with balsamic hints.

ABV 13.0%

Vinamada Rioja Young

Bodegas Cerrolaza
RIOJA ALTA

Tempranillo 100%

This wine has a dark cherry-garnet colour with a lively, violet rim. On the nose, the aromas are intense, fresh, clean and fruity, with floral and blackcurrant hints. On the palate, it is harmonious, medium-bodied, offering a perfect balance between tannins, freshness and acidity. It is long in the mouth, with a lingering finish and some sweet, fruity hints in the aftertaste.

ABV 12.5%

Quinteiro Tempranillo

Bodegas Gallegas
Galicia, Spain

Tempranillo 100%

Red wine of a cherry colour with ruby rim. Spicy and fruity hints on the nose. Appreciated for its balance with soft tannins in the mouth providing a lingering finish.

ABV 12.0%

Rioja Rosado

Bodegas Sonsierra
San Vicente de la Sonsierra, Spain

Tempranillo 100%

This wine is a brilliant strawberry pink colour. There is a beautiful fresh fruit aroma with floral hints. It is lengthy, very fruity and lingering on the palate. The finish is pleasant and subtle.

ABV 14.0%

Rioja Crianza

Bodegas Sonsierra
San Vicente de la Sonsierra, Spain

Tempranillo 100%

Intense ruby-red colour, with great depth. To the nose, vanilla and cinnamon aromas stand out, mixed with mature fruit. In the mouth, it is smooth and round, with good body and very well integrated sweet tannins.

ABV 13.5%

Rioja Reserva

Bodegas Sonsierra
San Vicente de la Sonsierra, Spain

Tempranillo 100%

Appealing deep red colour with ruby and tawny rims. To the nose, smooth notes with good quality wood and spicy hints. In the mouth, round and pleasant, with toasty hints at the finish that give it consistency. Lingering mineral notes.

ABV 13.5%

Rioja Tinto

Bodegas Sonsierra
San Vicente de la Sonsierra, Spain

Tempranillo 100%

Cherry coloured wine with violet rims. There is a variety of aromas on the nose with a hint of red fruit. The palate is backboned and fresh with a very fruity finish.

ABV 13.5%

Félix Callejo

Callejo
Ribera del Duero, Spain

Tempranillo 100%

This wine has great life and boldness. It evokes the passion for the Tempanillo grape, the same passion our grandfather passed on to our father, Félix Callejo, and which he in turn transmits to us each day.

This wine offers aromas of black fruit, violets, cracked pepper and tarragon. It is dense and layered, with a soft velvet texture and firm, ripe tannins. A tremendous wine.

ABV 14.5%

Finca Valdelroble

Callejo
Ribera del Duero, Spain

Tempranillo 60%, Merlot 30%, Syrah/Shiraz 10%

Lively, deep dense red colour with delicate aromas of wild forest flowers. Ripe tropical fruit characters. Mineral touches come through against a backdrop of spicy and smoky notes. Hints of just picked grapes on the palate along with fresh tannins. In the mouth it is full with a long lingering finish.

ABV 14.5%

Flores de Callejo

Callejo
Ribera del Duero, Spain

Tempranillo 100%

Intense cherry colour, The nose is very aromatic with plenty of wild red and black fruits. Notes of licorice and coffee are also expressed. Ripe tannins on the palate are matched with a mouth cleansing acidity and layers of ripe black fruits.

ABV 14.0%

Gran Callejo

Callejo
Ribera del Duero, Spain

Tempranillo 100%

Ruby cherry in colour. Motes of ripe fruit, minerals, herbs, white pepper and cocoa on the nose. The taste is fresh with sensations of red fruit, balsamic and cocoa berry.

ABV 14.5%

Majuelos de Callejo

Callejo
Sotillo De La Ribera

Tempranillo 100%

Deep violet cherry in colour. The nose is complex and very aromatic. Great elegance with notes of ripe dark fruits, herbs, pepper and oak. The mid palate is very juicy with great structure and balance with a long finish.

ABV 14.0%

Viña Pilar Roble

Callejo
Ribera del Duero, Spain

Tempranillo 100%

Attractive deep red colour. Clean and of medium intensity. On the nose it is very aromatic, violet. The palate is fresh with a presence of fresh fruit. A long and enjoyable finish

ABV 13.5%


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