Ribera del Duero

Tempranillo growing in Castilla y Leon

Ribera del Duero is a red wine from the province of Castilla y Leon. It is regarded among the highest Spanish wine classifications (DO.)

The grape grows on a high-level plateau, crossed by the river Duero. Two high-level mountain ranges create a natural shelter and help to create a dry Terroir. Temperatures are extreme between night and day, giving a special quality to the grapes.

One star the Crianza de Tinto Pesquera, of 100% Tempranillo. The wine is aged in old oak barrels for a period of no less than one year. This process allows the wine to be consumed immediately. A wine with a stronger bite Dominio del Aguila Reserva, will not disappoint the most critical wine connoisseur.

Emilio Moro a Good Ribera del Duero $25

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Crianza, Reserva and Gran Reserva red wines

The aging requirements used for Ribera del Duero match those of the Rioja denomination. Crianza red wines must be matured for at least two years, with 12 months in oak. Reserva wines are aged for at least three years, with one in oak. Gran Reserva wines must be aged for five years before release. Two of which must be spent in oak.

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