Finca Allende Rioja Aurus 1996

Tempranillo from Rioja, Spain

$125.99 $105.49
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Item No. 14178
  • red wine
  • WE96
  • W&S96
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1997
  • WE91

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Records from 1672 prove that the De Gregorio family has been involved in viticulture and winemaking for several centuries. In fact, Nicholas De Gregorio was for almost 40 years the vineyard manager for the oldest winery in Rioja, Marques de Murrieta. He is a zealous defender of the traditional Rioja grape varieties such as Graciano and Malvasia. Miguel Angel De Gregorio graduated...

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Learn About Rioja

(ree-OH-hah) This highly regarded area of Spain makes some of the best Tempranillo-based wines in the world. Once the only DOCa (recently joined by Priorat in 2001), Rioja is divided into 3 sub-regions: Rioja Baja, Rioja Alta, Rioja Alavesa. There are 4 red varieties and 3 white varieties allowed in the Rioja DOC. Tempranillo definitely takes center stage, followed by Garnacha...

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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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Winemaker's Notes Made from tempranillo and graciano grapes that come from very old vines located in slopes of clayey soils. ...
Critical Acclaim "Miguel Angel de Gregorio makes wines that match his exuberant personality, and Aurus, with 85% old vine Tempranillo ...
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