Federico Paternina 2008 Marqués de Valparaiso Crianza (Ribera del Duero) Review

Tempranillo Blend from Ribera del Duero Spain

Review Score: 86
Winery: Federico Paternina
Grape: Tempranillo Blend
Designation: Marqués de Valparaiso Crianza
Vintage: 2008
Province: Northern Spain
Region: Ribera del Duero



Our Review

The nose on this RDD delivers a lot of raw, raw fruit, but also aromas of blackberry, red plum and fig. The palate is short and narrow, with silky tannins. Flavors of blackberry, cassis and chocolate are good, and overall this is a very good Rioja from a cool vintage.