Calo Tempranillo 2016
30th November 2017
"Un-oaked red from winemaker Javier Murua (Elefante et al) out of Rioja. As always from Fourth Wave Wine, the packaging is spot on. It’s the kind of wine that would service a broad population with ease. Welcome addition in the mix of Spanish, affordable alternatives in Australia. Friday night office drinks, here we come! Ripe berry fruit scents, raspberry, strawberry, then dark chocolate, a dusting of coffee, faint new leather scent, green olive. Lots going on in an ostensibly simple wine style. Perfume seduces, palate backs it up – juicy, sweet fruited (not overly), crisp in texture, touch of chalky pucker, super easy drinking…"
Source: Mike Bennie, www.winefront.com.au