Wine of the Month: Spanish Tempranillo Marta Maté

Wine of the Month: Spanish Tempranillo Marta Maté

If you're looking for a wine to pair with your Thanksgiving feast this year, why not go with a Spanish Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero? This robust red wine is perfect for the cooler weather of November and will complement all of your favorite Thanksgiving dishes. Plus, it's sure to impress your dinner guests! Here's everything you need to know about Tempranillo of Ribera del Duero.

When it comes to Spanish wines, Tempranillo is king. This red grape varietal is grown all over Spain, but it's the wines from Ribera del Duero that are truly special.

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Ribera del Duero is a region in central Spain that's home to some of the country's best red wines. The climate is perfect for growing grapes, and the soils are rich in minerals. All of these factors come together to create wines that are full-bodied and complex.

If you're a fan of Spanish red wines, then you need to try a Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero. Here's what you need to know about this delicious wine.

The History of Tempranillo in Ribera del Duero

Tempranillo has been grown in Ribera del Duero for centuries. The exact origins of Tempranillo are unknown, but it is believed to have originated in the Iberian Peninsula. The name "Tempranillo" is thought to come from the Spanish word temprano, meaning "early," as the grape ripens earlier than most other red grapes. Another theory holds that the name comes from the small size of the grape berries, which are similar to temporal bones (os temporales) in shape.

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It wasn't until the 18th century that Tempranillo really began to take off in Ribera del Duero. The wines of Ribera del Duero were seen as being especially refined, and they quickly gained a reputation for being some of the best in Spain.

Today, Tempranillo is still the most important grape variety in Ribera del Duero. The region has become one of Spain's top wine-producing areas, and Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero is prized by wine lovers all over the world.

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Ribera del Duero Bodega Marta Maté

Bodegas Marta Mate is a project created in 2001 by four partners with professional training and experience in viticulture, oenology and the food industry. Sustainable viticulture with low productions looking for the best quality. Minimum intervention with total respect to the environment and the raw material from the origin and during all the phases of elaboration in the winery.

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The winery is located in Tubilla del Lago, Burgos, at the highest northern latitude in the Ribera del Duero region. Vineyards in two of the highest areas of Ribera del Duero, all above 900 m. Trellis vineyards with native Ribera del Duero clones and small goblet vineyards over 100 years old.

Vineyards certified in organic farming. Wines with low sulphate content. Development of biodynamic practices. Limestone and shallow soils with rock outcrops. Wines with identity that express the characteristics of the terroir.

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Tempranillo Wine Marta Maté

Tempranillo Wine Marta MatéMarta Maté is the perfect wine for your Thanksgiving dinner.

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Marta Mate is your perfect match! This wine has an expressive nose of flowers, minerals and black fruit, with subtle notes of figs and spices from the French oak barrels it's aged in. The sweet attack on the palate is balanced by pleasant acidity, giving way to velvety tactile sensations and a long, pleasant finish. Marta Mate is a truly special wine that has been awarded 95, 97 and 96 points by renowned wine critic Tim Atkin - and at a fraction of the price of other top Ribera del Dueros. Don't miss your chance to try this outstanding vintage!

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If you're looking for a delicious Spanish red wine, then look no further than Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero. These wines are full-bodied and complex, with subtly spicy aromas and flavors of dark fruits. They're perfect for enjoy with grilled meats or hearty stews. So next time you're at your local wine shop, be sure to pick up a bottle (or two) of Tempranillo from Ribera del Duero!

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