Bodegas Borsao Campo de Borja Berola 2016 - The Grape Tray
Bodegas Borsao Campo de Borja Berola  2016
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Bodegas Borsao Campo de Borja Berola 2016

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750ml
$12.35

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region Spain, Campo de Borja
Brand Bodegas Borsao
Alcohol/vol 15.29%

Winery Notes:

Intense cherry red colour. Remarkable aromatic complexity with memories of black fruit and balsamic and toasted touches. Warm and gentle in the mouth, with soft but persistent tannins in perfect balance with the alcohol.

Wine Spectator
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This red is thick yet fresh, fruit-centered but with savory elements for balance. Blackberry, currant, licorice, cocoa and loamy earth flavors mingle over firm, well-integrated tannins, focused by balsamic acidity. In the modern style. Grenache, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink now through 2030. 10,000 cases made, 4,000 cases imported.

Thomas Matthews, October 15, 2020
Wine Enthusiast
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Ripe blackberry and black cherry aromas come with Christmas spice, fennel seed and nutmeg accents. This Garnacha-based red blend is big and sappy, as should be expected from Campo de Borja. Mildly woody black fruit flavors are roasted and warm, while this delivers on a spicy finish.

Michael Schachner, November 1, 2020
James Suckling
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Ripe dark cherries and berries with wild herbs and background oak spice. This has a very rich and vibrant feel with a succulent, juicy and impressively ripe core of dark and redder-fruit flavors.

July 1, 2019
Wine Advocate
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The red blend 2016 Berola contains mostly Garnacha and Syrah (not sure what the difference is with Bolé) with a similar profile as the rest of the portfolio, ripe red and black fruit somewhat dulled by the use of oak-in this case, 14 months in French and American oak barrels (70% and 30%, respectively). It has more dark chocolate and vanilla aromas, but I still prefer the Bolé. 100,000 bottles.

Luis Gutierrez, April 30, 2020