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The 2007 Campo Viejo Crianza is medium bodied, with nice aromas of integrated cherry, leather, cedar and coconut. Tannins are refined (really needs to be decanted for 1 to 2 hours for it to fully open) and the finish is smooth and medium to long. It has the potential to age for another 5 years. My impression: NICE, 90 pts - recommended buy especially at this price tag (on sale now till March 27th 2011. Tasted Mar/10.
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Lusciously ruby in the glass, a complex aroma of mixed red berries and rich spices, through the 13.5% alc/vol; fills the nose. An underlying layer of toasty vanilla adds to a woody complexity. Astonishingly light on the palate, sharp flavors of black pepper quickly soften to smooth velvety tannins and a long herbal finish with notes of pampas leather and toasted coconut.
Smooth and easy-drinking, full and subtle with a sense of adventure at decent price tag.
Not bad at all.
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