Tapena Spanish wines

Wine ratings and reviews for Tapena Spanish wines

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Tapeña Garnacha - Wine of the Week, Press Democrat, February 2012
Tapeña Tempranillo - Best Buy, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, July 2012
Tapeña Verdejo - Silver Medal, 2010 Sommelier Challenge
Tapeña Rose - Recommended, Thirtsy Girl, December 2011
Tapeña Sweet Red - Featured, Market Watch, November 2012

Tapeña is featured in an article about Spanish wines.
- Market Watch, November 2012 Download PDF

"Wine and Spirits recognizes the Ferrers as one of the great families in wine!"
- Wine and Spirits, Fall 2011 Download PDF

Import Wine of the Year
- 2011 Monterey Wine Competition

Tapena Garnacha wine - Red wine from SpainTapeña Garnacha Wine Reviews

Featured - 2011 Vintage
"Garnet colored, smooth, with strong notes of blackberries, it is a full-bodied wine with a lovely finish."
Hot Flash Homestead Blog, April 2014

Wine of the Week, 2010 vintage
"This delightful dark red wine has a faintly meaty aroma with dark cherries, cranberries and a silken aftertaste and works nicely with milder meat dishes."
- Press Democrat, February 21, 2012

86 points, Recommended, 2009 vintage
"Executive Editor Thomas Matthews' Recommended Top Values from Spain. This chunky red has black cherry, dried currant and chocolate flavors."
- Wine Spectator, October 2012
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88 points, 2009 vintage
"Bright and fresh with juicy black raspberry and cherry fruit; lively and youthful with clean, tangy flavors long and supple."
- Anthony Dias Blue, Tasting Panel, January - February 2012
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Tapena Tempranillo - Red wine from SpainTapeña Tempranillo Wine Reviews

"Begins with pleasant aromas of earth, a little bit of green (pyrazine), plum and a hint of tobacco. Tasting reveals a perfectly pleasant wine featuring blackberry, plum, lavender and dark chocolate. It also has a dry, grippy texture that is still smooth and easy to drink. It ends dry with lingering tart blackberry flavors. Nicely balanced and a heck of a good wine for only $8!"
- ReverseWineSnob.com, March 2014
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"It has lots of rich dark berry fruit, with some chocolate, coffee, lavender, and spice. Not super complex, but it was a good food wine with some nice fruit, a smooth texture, and a clean finish. Good with the rich flavors and sweet roasted veggies from the dish. Great value."
- VinedulgeBlog.com, March 2014
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Best Buy, 2010 vintage
"...dark berry and cherry scents. It feels fresh and lively, with good body weight and forward, candied flavors of cherry and raspberry. The finish is nice, with cocoa notes and lasting sweetness."
- Wine Enthusiast Magazine, July 2012
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Gold Medal, 2009 vintage
- 2011 Monterey Wine Competition

2009 vintage
"Tapena offers a first-rate line of wines including a Tempranillo, Garnacha, (Grenache) and Rose, which are all easy drinking, flavorful, and moderately priced."
- Bob Ecker, h Magazine, September 2009
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2009 vintage
"I've said this before, but it's worth saying it again, Spain's Tempranillo goes beautifully with grilled food and barbecue. I recommend...the 2007 Tapeña Tempranillo with its abundant blackberry fruit and milk chocolate aftertaste...will pair beautifully with hamburgers, steak, chicken, or lamb."
- Deb Harkness, www.seriouseats.com.

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Tapena Verdejo Spanish white wineTapeña Verdejo Wine Reviews

Recommend, 2010 vintage
"Tapena from the Ferrer family makes an approachable Verdejo for a great price that is an ideal pairing with grilled fish and big summer salads."
- D Magazine, June 2012

Silver Medal, 2009 vintage
- 2010 Sommelier Challenge International Wine Competition

Best Buy, 2008 vintage
"A consistent wine from year to year that’s made in a friendly, mass-appeal style. It’s not so pungent and citrusy like some Verdejo; instead it’s more peachy, sweet and melony. Soft on the finish but with just enough acidity to get it through the year."
- M.S., Wine Enthusiast Magazine, February 2010

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Tapena Rose wine from Tierra de Castilla, SpainTapeña Rosé Wine Reviews

Recommended, 2010 vintage
"As a fan of dry rose, I encourage people to drink it all year long. Though it's a popular during warm months, think of it as white alternative during winter. This is Garnacha based so it sports spicy, hearty fullness in a refreshing pink package."
- ThirstyGirl.com, December 13, 2011

Top 10 Holiday Wines, 2010 vintage
"Crisp and acidic with bright citrus flavors balanced by mineral notes. Pair it with light appetizers, crunchy salads or seafood."
- Gayot, November 15, 2011

87 points, Best Buy, 2009 vintage
"Neutral, minerally, salinic and refreshing on the nose, which is exactly what this critic wants from a $10 rosado. The palate is juicy and clean, with acid-driven flavors of pink grapefruit, tangerine and nectarine. Finishes in straight-ahead fashion, with snap and cleansing acids."
- Wine Enthusiast Magazine, November 2010
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Gold Medal, 2009 vintage
- 2010 Sommelier Challenge International Wine Competition

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Tapena Sweet Red wine from Tierra de Castilla, SpainTapeña Sweet Red Wine Reviews

Featured, 2011 vintage
Tapeña Sweet Red is featured in an article about Spanish wines.
- Market Watch, November 2012
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