Emilio Moro Ribera del Duero 2005

Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero, Spain

Item No. 94625
  • red wine
  • RP92
  • ST90
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Winemaker's Notes

"The 2005 Emilio Moro is purple-colored with a complex bouquet of wood smoke, toast, crushed stone, and blackberry. Supple, ripe, and forward, this tasty wine will evolve for 1-2 years but can be enjoyed now through 2015."
Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
92 Points

"Deep red. Seductive cherry and mocha aromas are complicated by vanilla, anise and fresh rose. Fat and deep in dark fruit flavors, with gentle tannins and a bitter chocolate quality. Tightens up on the finish, which is impressively delineated, long and gripping. Air this out or age it."
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
90 Points

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Matt - Santa Barbara, CA (read all my reviews)

Bought this wine in search for a replacement for the Figuero Ribera del Duero 2005 - which is no longer available. While the Figuero is a bit different (more smooth), the Emilio has more complexities making it a bit superior. The Figuero is still very nice and I'm saving my last bottle, but am getting more of this as my standard Tempranillo.
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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...

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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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