Bodegas Balbas Ribera del Duero Gran Reserva 2006
By Wine Spectator
BODEGAS BALBAS Ribera del Duero Gran Reserva 2006
Release Price: $80
Issue: Oct 15, 2014
Tar and sanguine notes frame the plum, licorice and mineral flavors in this savory red, which has good density, with firm tannins and balsamic acidity providing solid structure. Spice and smoke details linger on the finish. Drink now through 2024. -TM
By Bodegas Balbas
Gran Reserva 2006 Ribera del Duero DO
Type of Wine: Red wine.
Ageing: Barrel-aged for 36 months in French oak. Bottle-aged for 36 months.
Elaboration: Fermentation of 10 days. Post-fermentation maceration of 20 days. Malolactic fermentation in French oak.
Grape Varierty: 90% Tempranillo, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: Ribera del Duero
Soil: Clay and silty.
Total Acidity: 5.41g/l H2SO4
Bottle: 750.00 ml.
Cap: Natural cork.
Case: 12 bottle case
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