Borsao Seleccion Crianza 2006

Red Blends from Spain

Price: $18.29 $16.99
Save $1.30 (7%)
Item No. 98657
  • ST90
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

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Winemaker's Notes

The grapes were harvested from mountainside vineyards located 500-700 meters above sea level. The wine was stainless-steel fermented and macerated. It was then aged for 10 months in French and American oak and an additional 14 months in the bottle.

"Saturated ruby-red. Blackberry and blueberry aromas are complicated by incense and dried flowers. Juicy dark berry flavors are liqueur-like in richness, with nervy minerality adding energy. Becomes fleshier and sweeter on the finish, which echoes the floral note. Pretty sexy stuff." 90 Points
International Wine Cellar

Critical Acclaim

"Saturated ruby-red. Blackberry and blueberry aromas are complicated by incense and dried flowers. Juicy dark berry flavors are liqueur-like in richness, with nervy minerality adding energy. Becomes fleshier and sweeter on the finish, which echoes the floral note. Pretty sexy stuff."
90 Points

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Rating:
(9/29/2010)
This wine is great for the money and drinks like a fine wine. Really enjoyable for all those summer get together and the barbeques.
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Rating:
(7/14/2011)
A very unique blend of grapes. Scents of oak and fruit. Starts with fruit of the Grenache and finishes with the taste of Cabernet Sauvignon. This is a very good $10 wine.
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Rating:
(7/13/2011)
Style: Smooth & Supple
great buy. a real crowd pleaser. went to buy more but it was sold out--dangit
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Learn About Borsao Map ItMap It

Founded in 1958 in the town of Borja, called Borsao in the 4th century B.C., this winery represents what can be done with Garnacha, a grape that is not well appreciated by the Spanish press. Through meticulous selection, work in the fields and at reception time in the winery, modern winemaking produces this highly fruity wine. One of the best examples of the region known as "The Garnacha land of Spain", the lower part of the Ebro River.

Learn About Other Spain

The third largest country in production, Spain ranks first in land under vine. Diversity and innovation are the key factors bringing Spain back into the world wine market. The most popular red varieties of Spain include Tempranillo and Garnacha (Grenache). Whites don't garner quite as much recognition, but there are some regional varieties not to be missed, like Albarino...

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Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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