2012 Ribera del Duero Meloso Crianza Bodegas Arrocal (Case - 6/75cl)
Bodegas Arrocal, produce four styles in the Meloso range, the Crianza is a classic Ribera de Duero, having been aged for 12 months in oak barrels, 80% French and 20% American. This is a fine expression of the Tempranillo grape, with complex smoky red cherry fruit aromas and obvious fruit . A medium to full-bodied wine, with prevalent but silky tannins. Try it with cold meats particularly the Iberico Ham, local to the region, order rich tomato based sauces.
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