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Finca La Emperatriz Terruño 2010 Tinto

La Emperatriz, Rioja

Medium ruby colour. This is a complex and characterful red with strawberry jam, liquorice, and earthy notes on the background. Well-defined red fruit on the palate. It gives me the impression that there's less extraction and more finesse than in previous vintages. Although tannins are firm and noticeable, this is a pure and expressive Rioja. It clearly needs more time in bottle but there's great potential here. 17.0 points

Date tasted Monday 27th of October 2104
Reviewer Amaya Cervera
Grape 100% Tempranillo
Ageing 18 months
Alcohol 14%
Bottle 75 cl.
Drink 2016-2022
Price 20 €