Clos du Bois Alexander Valley Reserve Tempranillo 2001

Tempranillo from Sonoma County, California

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Item No. 75348
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Winemaker's Notes

Tempranillo is the primary grape variety in Spain's Rioja wine. Our Reserve Tempranillo was fermented on the skins, then transferred to four-year-old French oak barrels. The free-run juice was then pressed from the skins and aged in new French oak for 18 months. This medium-bodied wine exhibits velvety plum and cherry fruit flavors, highlighted by delicate oak aromas.

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When Clos du Bois was founded in 1974, Sonoma County was better known for its prunes, walnuts and dairy farms than for its wine grapes. With more soil types than France, Founder Frank Woods recognized the potential of Sonoma County as a world-class wine growing region, and it is here in Sonoma's Alexander Valley where Clos du Bois has been making outstanding wines for more than...

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Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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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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