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Luis Marin 'Essentia Viva' Tempranillo, Carinena, Spain
88 Points

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Region: Spain Aragon
Vintage: 2022
BC Private Wine Stores: $16.0 +price will vary

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -277547
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WineScores' Review

Modern, supple, liqueur.
This 2022 Tempranilllo from Carinena, in Spain's north eastern Aragon, spent a minimum of 3 months aging in oak before bottling.
The nose is sweet; cherry cola and vanilla, mocha, pipe tobacco and blueberry. It has a supple palate and similar sweet character. It's modern with a liqueur-like intensity and cola characters. The finish trails flavours of espresso.
A wine for burgers, ribs, pizza and wings.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Junk Food, Fast Food & Snacks, Game Day Wines

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2024-03-20 14:23:25.0


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