The Tempranillo Grape

The Tempranillo Grape

This is Spain’s signature grape, known since Phoenician settlements. It gets its name from temprano (early) because it ripens several weeks earlier than other red grapes in Spain. It makes full-bodied red wines and brings an aging quality to the wine. It is frequently blended.

In Rioja, where it is the principal grape, it is blended with Grenache and Mazuelo (Carignan) and aged in oak. In Portugal, it is known as Tinta Roriz and used as one of the Port blends.

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  1. Lindes de Remelluri Rioja
    Lindes de Remelluri Rioja , 2014
    Garnacha, Graciano, Tempranillo

    From £21.40 per bottle

  2. Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5°
    Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5°, 2015
    Ribera del Duero

    From £267.00 per case

    Out of stock
  3. La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza Reserva
    La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza Reserva, 2010
    Garnacha, Tempranillo

    From £26.00 per bottle

  4. Ave Memento Natural Blend
    Ave Memento Natural Blend, 2007
    Bonarda, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Syrah, Tempranillo

    From £52.00 per bottle

  5. Vega Sicilia Unico
    Vega Sicilia Unico , 2010
    Ribera del Duero
    Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo

    From £672.00 per case

  6. Celler Alimara Llumí Negre
    Celler Alimara Llumí Negre, 2017
    Syrah, Tempranillo

    From £12.50 per bottle

  7. Granja Remelluri Gran Reserva Rioja
    Granja Remelluri Gran Reserva Rioja, 2010
    Garnacha, Graciano, Malvasia, Moscatel, Tempranillo, Viura

    From £54.10 per bottle

    Out of stock

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