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Balbas Barrica

DO Ribera del Duero, Spain (100% Tinto Fino) 750 ml Aged in American oak for 4 months Deep, inky violet red color. Aroma of crianza dominates with vanilla, oak, cacao and leather notes composing a delicate balance. On the palate it is ample, fresh and powerful with layers of licorice and spice. A long finish reveals traces of black pepper and smoke. Pairs well with cured meats, cheese and appetizers. BB02.
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Bodegas Balbas

Balbas Barrica (100% Tinto Fino) Balbas Winery was founded in 1777, the same year that work started on the first underground wine cavern marking over 200 years of tradition and four generations dedicated to the noble art of winemaking in the Ribera del Duero. Over 25 years have gone by since Balbas Winery along with a small group of local wineries created and developed what today we know as the Denomination of Origin of The Ribera del Duero. From this moment we have tried and managed to achieve a blend of 200 years of tradition with modern and advanced technology in the elaboration of our wines illustrating the powerful elegant characteristics of our terroir and demonstrating the skills of the great wineries of the region.   Source: http://www.balbas.es/en/historia.html.
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DO Ribera del Duero

Bodegas Reyes Bodegas Dehesa de los Canonigos Bodegas Montevannos Bodegas Santa Eulalia Bodegas Balbas The ancient inhabitants of the region already knew it. This inimitable land produces something inimitable. The art of winemaking in the Ribera del Duero. The story of the Ribera del Duero has run in parallel with the union of vine and wine, the fruit of the varieties that stud its landscape, the personality of its people and their culture. We have to go back no more than 2,000 years to find the first reference to winemaking in the zone: a Roman mosaic of 66 square metres, considered the largest piece bearing Bacchic allegories of the Peninsula, that was discovered in Baños de Valdearados during the grape harvest of 1972. The Designation of Origin as we know it today, came out of the initiative of a series of vine-growers and winemakers wanting to improve the vineyards and.
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