Tempranillo: Essential Facts

Tempranillo: Essential Facts

by Westgarth Wines August 22, 2019

You probably think Rioja when you think Tempranillo, but it is a grape featured in all corners of Spain, like Ribera del Duero. It can vary wildly, from light and less tannic to potent and heady. The grape tends to ripen earlier than other varieties in Spain, which led to its name--Tempranillo comes from tempranillo, the Spanish word for early. It also goes by quite a few synonyms such as Tinto Fino and Cencibel, depending on where it is grown. Read on for more on the most recent vintages and recommended wines!

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