Bodegas Ordonez, S.L. Avante 2010

Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero, Spain

$19.99
Item No. 125510
  • red wine
  • RP92
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Winemaker's Notes

The grapes for this wine come from a vineyard that was planted in 1960 called La Nava. The soils are composed of clay and a good amount of chalk. Avante was stainless-steel fermented and underwent malolactic fermentation in barrel. It was aged in 40% American and 60% French Oak barrels for 22 months before being bottled unfiltered.

Critical Acclaim

"Even better is the 2010 Avante, which comes from a vineyard planted in 1960. This unfiltered, 2,000-case cuvee is also 100% Tinto Fino. It offers plenty of charcoal, graphite, black currant, licorice and forest floor notes in a rich, full-throttle format. Consume it over the next 5-7 years. "
92 Points

Learn About Bodegas Ordonez, S.L.

The winery is located in the town of Pedrosa de Duero in the province of Burgos on the northern bank of the Duero River. The town is in the central part of the D.O. Ribera del Duero. The south facing vineyards are 2400 ft. in altitude.

Learn About Ribera del Duero

(rib-EHR-ah del dwehr-oh) Only a DO since 1982, Ribera del Duero has been making wine for centuries, and some of the bodegas there have been family run for generations. Of course, the most famous wine of the region is Vega Sicilia, possibly the most expensive and sought-after wine in Spain. Notable Facts The wines of Ribera del Duero are mainly red - white wines here are...

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Learn About Tempranillo

Tempranillo(temp-ruh-NEE-oh) Grape that Reigns in Spain Most often associated with Spain, Tempranillo is the backbone of wines made in the well-known Spanish regions Rioja and Ribera del Duero. On the scale of light to heavy, Tempranillo lands towards the light side. It tends to be higher in acid and lower in alcohol - common for Old World ...

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