Tempranillos around Spain | WYPR

Tempranillos around Spain

Jun 28, 2017

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In the cellar this week: Tempranillos, which refers in Spanish, to the grape's tendency to ripen early. 

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The Wine List

Camina, Tempranillo, D.O. La Mancha '15

A little gem of a light bodied red, vibrant and fun. Buy lots.

Quality: ★★​1/2

Price Range: Less than $20

Pagos del Rey, Rioja Crianza '12  

Youthful, great tapas wine, looks for informal wining and dining

Quality: ★★​

Price Range: Less than $20

Pago de los Capellanes, Joven, Ribera del Duero '15 

Pricey, but very classy, a solid example of  the Joven style

Quality: ★★★​

Price Range: $20-$40

Bodegas Valdueor, Finca Azaya. Toro '15   

Deep and brooding, filled with dark fruit flavors, but shows finesse

Quality: ★★1/2

Price Range: $20-$40

This week's Radio Kitchen food pairing: Paellas for the grill