Bodegas Borsao Campo de Borja 2012

Bodegas Borsao Campo de Borja 2012
  BN#494609
Varietal Grenache, Tempranillo
Category Red Wine
Region Spain : Campo de Borja
Producer Bodegas Borsao

Bodegas Borsao in the Campo de Borja region of Spain has been producing value-priced wines for years. The original company was founded in 1958, and in 2001, Bodegas Borsao S.A. was born with a commitment to gaining international prestige for the wines of the region. Made of 85% Garnacha and 15% Tempranillo, this is made from vineyards located near the Moncayo mountain range. Planted between 1981 and 1986 on chalky soils of alluvial terraces and steep hillsides, the vineyards are prized for their expression of Campo de Borja. Serve at home with grilled meats, roasted pork, beef stew, pasta dishes, aged cheeses and more.
The Wine Advocate reported on the 2011 vintage: 'Another outstanding effort, the 2011 Tinto is possibly the single greatest dry red wine value in the world...an unbelievable wine. Its deep ruby/purple color is followed by classic aromas of kirsch liqueur intermixed with raspberries, loamy soil and flowers. This medium to full-bodied wine possesses remarkable depth, an expansive texture and wonderful freshness as well as purity. On taste alone, this beauty could easily sell for $30-50 a bottle.'

Wine Advocate Even better is the 2012 Borsao Tinto, a blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Tempranillo aged in stainless steel. Made in the fourth straight drought vintage in the province of Zaragoza, this has been a big-time winner in just about every vintage it has been produced. A delicious black cherry, crushed chalk and flower-scented nose jumps from the glass of this richly fruity, medium to full-bodied, supple, velvety-textured red. This mouthfilling 2012 should drink well for several years. Score: 89. —Robert Parker,

 

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