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Date Printed: 8/21/2014
Emilio Moro Finca Resalso 2010
Emilio Moro Finca Resalso 2010
(search item no. 113224)
International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 8/21/2014: $12.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Ruby color. On the nose, youthful, medium intensity, fig, cherry, plum, leather, tobacco, dirt, milkshake, with earth and oak. On the palate, dry, medium intensity, medium tannin, medium acidity, very creamy nicely integrated cherry milkshake with earth and leather, and a nice tobacco finish for this moderately priced Tempranillo.
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About Emilio Moro:

The winery is family-run and has links with the wine world going back three generations. It is located in Ribera del Duero, a land of dry summers and long, hard winters.

Emilio Moro, the founder of Bodegas Emilio Moro, was born in Pesquera de Duero, a wine area of time-honored traditions, where some of the flagship wines of the Ribera del Duero appellation are now produced. It was in this year that the winery's first vineyard, Finca Resalso, was planted.

One advantage that the Bodegas Emilio Moro winery has in its vineyards is that some of them have belonged to the family for many years and ahve the purest clone of the indigenous Tempranillo varietal, known in Spain as "Tinto Fino." This clone has been used to graft all the vine plants of the winery's vineyards, which have gradually grown in surface over time.