Red

2006 Bodegas Balbas Ribera del Duero Ardal Reserva

Tempranillo Blend

  • Spain
  • Castilla y León
  • Ribera del Duero
Drink between 2014 - 2019 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 17

  • WineGuyFL Likes this wine: (92 points)

    April 22, 2017 - Have liked every bottle of this wine.....a great, great, value. Very deep and dark. However, I have a sense that this one may be ready to tire. I am going to put my remaining bottles in the drink soon section of my Wine Room.

  • Double-A Likes this wine: (90 points)

    April 4, 2017 - Aromatic, spicy cooperage, cherry/currant fruit and ginger on the nose. Ripe and spiced flavours on the palate with an evolving, woodsy finish.
    4/5

  • Purslane Likes this wine: (93 points)

    January 10, 2017 - A supremely good wine for pairing with almost every food, with the acidity to brighten bland foods, the tannin to clean out meats and fatty foods like sausage and cheeses, and delicious fruit to make a fruitless food more tasty and complex. Opaque with an inch pour, fragrant black cherry and blackberry, dense and smooth texture, self cleansing acidity and tannin, and years of superb drinking left.

  • JohnRachelWine Likes this wine: (90 points)

    January 6, 2017 - Color: inky purple, dark ruby edges
    Nose: dark ripe cherry, nutmeg, powdered cocoa
    Palette: cherry, tobacco, cigar box
    Mouthfeel: soft smooth start, drys out on the finish

  • KJD45$ Likes this wine: (89 points)

    March 17, 2016 - Deep inky purple....oak nose and v dark fruit...legs viscous but quick..
    Palate is dark cherry..oak...nice rustic tannins....I like this wine

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Wine Definition

  • 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 Codes 814226000733, 8427489000734

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 254 (56%)
  • Consumed 200 (44%)

Food Pairing

barbeque chicken

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