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2006 Bodegas Balbas Ribera del Duero Ardal Reserva
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- > Ribera del Duero
Community Tasting Notes 10
stevieray.carter Likes this wine: (91 points)
December 21, 2014 - Good balance of red fruit with cocoa and a bit of tobacco. The oak has calmed down, but there are still notes of toast and vanilla. This is definitely not a pnp, and needs at least a couple hours of decant time to reveal its nuances and more complex layers.
WineGuyFL Likes this wine: (92 points)
October 9, 2014 - Very good and up to the WA rating. Decanted for an hour......need to do so for a little longer. Was a little better the second night. In a great drinking zone right now.
ewindels wrote: (88 points)
October 5, 2014 - What JDV.DDSPHD said: "This is not a complex wine but it is a Good daily drinker. The first thought I have is of chocolate coated fruit like cherries & blueberries. There is a mocha note on the nose & palate that I can't shake. Very good. So much fruit that it is not completely balanced out but it is great for the price."
JohnRachelWine Likes this wine: (91 points)
October 3, 2014 - Color: dark cherry
Nose: cherry, blueberry, hazelnut
Flavor: ripe red berries, red currant, cocoa
Mouthfeel: rich, long finish
Excellent. This bottle was lightweight and thin when opened but in about an hour it became fantastically complex and delicious.
JDV.DDSPHD Likes this wine: (91 points)
September 13, 2014 - This is not a complex wine but it is a Good daily drinker. The first thought I have is of chocolate coated fruit like cherries & blueberries. There is a mocha note on the nose & palate that I can't shake. Very good. So much fruit that it is not completely balanced out but it is great for the price.2 people found this helpful Comment
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- Vintage 2006
- Type Red
- Producer Bodegas Balbas
- Varietal Tempranillo Blend
- Designation Ardal Reserva
- Vineyard n/a
- Country Spain
- Region Castilla y León
- SubRegion n/a
- Appellation Ribera del Duero
- UPC Code 814226000733
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 198 (73%)
- Consumed 74 (27%)