Campellares Tempranillo 2015

Region: Rioja D.O.Ca.

Grapes: 100% Tempranillo
Vintage: 2015
Color: Red

Average vine age is 50 years old. All fruit is sourced from Rioja Alta. Fermented and aged in stainless steel tanks, no oak.


Publication Score Comments
View from the Cellar 88+ The wine is produced entirely from Rioja Alta fruit and the vines average fifty years of age. The nose on the 2015 Campellares is young and pretty, offering up scents of black cherries, a touch of pepper, a nice dollop of soil and plenty of Rioja spice tones in the upper register. On the palate the wine is bright, full-bodied and somewhat Beaujolais-like in personality, with plenty of fruit in the mid-palate, a bit of backend tannin and good length and grip on the vibrant finish. This has depth and quality raw materials and is really quite a good example of a Joven bottling and will be even better with a bit of cellaring. 2017-2030.
Jan/Feb 2017
Vinous 89 (made entirely in stainless steel tanks) Deep ruby. Fresh cherry, raspberry and pungent flowers on the energetic nose; a peppery element adds spiciness. Nervy and focused in the mouth, offering juicy red berry and bitter cherry flavors that flesh out slowly and become sweeter on the back half. The subtly tannic finish hangs on with good persistence and echoing pepperiness.
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