Ébano Crianza 2008

Tempranillo Tempranillo
Ribera Del Duero, Spain

$14.75 (355099)

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January 18, 2014

Critic Reviews (5)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a maturing, nicely complex and intruding red. Lots of oak as is Spain’s thing, but there is considerable,...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Dark-opaque ruby in colour, the 2008 Crianza presents tight yet appreciable aromas of dark red fruits, plums,...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Amid a sea of Spanish reds, this Ribera stands alone as the most modern on the table. Dusty, trenchant dark...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Clean, slightly raisined and firm, sweet-sour on the palate, with astringent tannins and tart acids. Flavour...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A modern and maturing tempranillo with drying tannins and some astringency that remains apparent. Notes of cherry and...

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Community Reviews (1)

Brad Mate
Brad Mate

Off balance but I think that's why i like it...loads of personality here...Like a Rioja on steroids, drinks more like a Priorat actually. Sweet chewy tannins, a mix of spicy cherries, blueberries with smoky vanilla oak and a tad of saltness to the finish.

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