2007 Altos R Tempranillo
La Rioja region of Spain
This bottle of wine was included in our most recent Wall Street Journal Wine Club shipment.
The Altos R Tempranillo was a very smooth dry red and we paired it with spicy tacos. I'd like to try it with some lamb or bison. Though it was aged in French oak, the taste was not oaky at all. I'm finding I'm not a huge fan of heavy oak taste so that was a positive for me.
Honestly, I have no idea what I'm doing trying to review wines but I liked this one. It is listed around $15/bottle which seems like a very fair price for the bottle. I'd totally buy it again.
Lots of wine posts to come, by the way. We visited Napa and Sonoma recently and I have much to report! And so we begin "Winey Wednesday" - I have enough wines in the house to keep the posts coming for at least 3 months at this point.