Running With Bulls Barossa Tempranillo 2014
Now this is what young Tempranillo should be. ‘Perfect with tapas’ says the back label. Can be picked up for well under $20, at which price its recommended drinking.
Crucially, this tastes both of Tempranillo and the Barossa. Purple berry red, the nose loaded with mulberry and a little sausage meat – quite joyful red berry fruit and a real vibrancy. It’s more Barossa than Rioja, but the meaty edges and juiciness here are very nice. Maybe a little soupy towards the back, but otherwise finishes fresh. A nice Joven style Temp. Drink: 2015-2019. 17.5/20, 91/100