Red

2009 Bodegas y Viñedos Alión Ribera del Duero

Tinto Fino

  • Spain
  • Castilla y León
  • Ribera del Duero
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Community Tasting Notes 52

  • Romol Likes this wine: (92 points)

    July 23, 2017 - Not decanted. Consumed over 2 nights. This bottle was even better than the last one. First night (91 pts) and it improved the second night (92 pts).

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • Romol Likes this wine: (91 points)

    March 13, 2017 - Consumed over two nights. The first night I decanted half of the botte (1 hour). Did not change much since my last bottle a year ago. The second night it was a bit softer and more in balance. 91+ pts at the moment.

    3 people found this helpful Comment
  • graemeg wrote:

    October 10, 2016 - {cork} Aging, soft leafy aromas. Gentle red fruit. Surprisingly soft palate, just medium-bodied, with low powdery tannins and medium acid. It seems a little hollow on the palate to me; I’m searching for flavour but it’s not really living up to the nose. Not faulty, just rather subdued. Short/medium finish. Ready to drink on this tasting.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • alion wrote: (94 points)

    June 16, 2016 - My wife opened yesterday. I am drinking after a night in the fridge from about half a bottle. So much more interesting than a few weeks ago. Open. Tannin resolved. Alcohol less prominent than I remember. Sweet red and black fruit with violet, vanilla and tobacco nose. Fleshy. More dark blackcurrant and coffee from oak on the palate. More savoury than the nose. Modern but lovely.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • Romol Likes this wine: (91 points)

    May 30, 2016 - Decanted 2 hours. Last bottle was better (2014 / 92+). Less intense. I will wait at least a year before i try the next bottle. 91 pts. now.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Bodegas y Viñedos Alión
  • Varietal Tinto Fino
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Spain
  • Region Castilla y León
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Ribera del Duero
  • UPC Codes 097985152459, 8436014251855, 8436014252074, 8436014252234

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 7 (0%)
  • In Cellars 1,614 (75%)
  • Consumed 540 (25%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

Beef, Game, Lamb, Stew

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97% Like It  39 votes

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