Ardal Crianza 2014

Dark in color with a mild black berry nose. On the mid palate the wine displays black cherries, firm oak notes along with some mocha. On the medium length finish the wine displays some with some strong peppery notes, dusty tannins and firm acidity … super dry. This is more of an edgy wine, not subtle. We paired it with a filet mignon and it was a little large for it. I would give it an -88 … Classic Crianza. From the LCBO web site, check stock:

Tempranillo/Cabernet Sauvignon

750 mL bottle  |   VINTAGES#:  167601$23.95WE915.0 (1)Write a Review

Ardal Crianza 2014 from LCBO

This black-colored crianza delivers big, toasty aromas of charred oak, setting the stage for a massive palate, the equivalent of an 18-wheeler. Blackened flavors of burnt wood, coffee and berry fruit lead to a smacking tannic finish. Drink date: 2020-2025. Score – 91. (Michael Schachner, Wine Enthusiast, Sept. 1, 2017)


Release Date:December 11, 2021750 mL bottleAlcohol/Vol:14%Made In:Ribera del Duero, SpainBy:Bodegas BalbásSugar Content:2 g/LSweetness Descriptor:XD – Extra DryStyle:Full-bodied & FirmVarietal:Tempranillo/Cabernet Sauvignon

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