Volteo Tempranillo-Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Red Blends from Spain

Price: $12.00 $9.97
Save $2.03 (17%)
Item No. 116525
Style: Earthy & Spicy

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.5%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

High complexity coming from the fruit sensations such as cherry and spices like green pepper and eucalyptus coming together. Balsamic background with incense notes indicative of barrel aging. Pleasant on the palate with a noticeable texture and deep finish. Very enjoyable aftertaste.

Ideally suited with game dishes, poultry, and plum based sauces, savoury cheeses, and meat stews.

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Jimmy Mac - Southington, CT (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(5/16/2013)
Style: Light & Fruity
Tried wine at room temp as well as lightly chilled in wine cooler, prefered chilled. Very drinkable, light and smooth. Excellent for the discounted purchased price, definitely would purchase again at full price.
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The third largest country in production, Spain ranks first in land under vine. Diversity and innovation are the key factors bringing Spain back into the world wine market. The most popular red varieties of Spain include Tempranillo and Garnacha (Grenache). Whites don't garner quite as much recognition, but there are some regional varieties not to be missed, like Albarino...

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Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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