Spain's top variety, made famous by the wines of Rioja, where wines are classified by how long they age in oak. A well-made Tempranillo will age over 20 years.
- Body: Medium-Full
- Sweetness: Dry
- Tannin: Medium-High
- Acidity: Medium-High
- Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV
Bolder, aged Tempranillo wines pair nicely with steak, gourmet burgers and rack of lamb. Fresher styles match well with baked pasta and other tomato-based dishes
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