Dominio de Tares Bembibre 2005
Red Blends from Spain
Wine Style Guide
Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.
Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.
Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.
Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.
On the nose, powerful aromas of red berries, specifically raspberries and cherries, and plum. Floral hints, mixed with tobacco are evident as well. It is very well-structured on the palate with impeccable balance. A rich, elegant, long finish expresses excellent acidity. Toasted notes of exotic spices linger on the tongue.
"The opaque purple-colored 2005 Bembibre delivers a nose of mineral, scorched earth, spice box, incense, black cherry, and black raspberry. Structured and firm on the palate, this intense, concentrated, and harmonious effort will evolve for 3-5 years and drink well from 2013 to 2020."
The Wine Advocate
"Deep ruby. Complex, mineral-driven bouquet displays red- and blackcurrant, cherry pit, licorice and minerals, plus a hint of black cardamom. Brighter raspberry and floral qualities come up with air and carry onto the palate, which offers a seductive spicy character. The persistent finish is sweet, precise and gently smoky. Complex now but also balanced to age."
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Dominio de Tares was formed in 2000 by an enthusiastic group of local investors, leading a quality resurgence following years of neglect in the area. Given Bierzo’s ideal, fresh/mineral terroir and the old Mencía vines, quality at the highest level was an immediate possibility. Amancio Fernández, Bierzo native and one of Spain’s brightest young enologists, brought intimate knowledge of local viticulture to bear, working from the start with the area’s most serious growers in order to obtain the very best fruit.
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