Don Jacobo 2005 Crianza Rioja

This wine is a blend of 65% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha and 5% Mazuelo and Graciano according to their web site. The wine is inky dark in color with a lovely nose of dark fruits. On the mid pallet are some deep cab like cherry flavors with some noticeable oaks. On the finish the wine has a lovely bit of dryness and some complexity. Oaks and alcohol are well under control. This is a quite a nice wine, well made. We paired it with a steak and it went quite well. I would give this easily a 90. Very nice. Not available in the LCBO unfortunately.

From their tasting notes:
Color: Black cherry with bright red shades. Tasting: Rasberry, roasted jammy flavors. Well assembled with nuances of new oak. Taste: Delicately astringent, complex and well balanced with sweet sensations.

Their web site

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