John Radford's ten best Ribera del Dueros

Ribera del Duero, Erial Epifanio Rivera 2009
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Erial, Epifanio Rivera Crianza 2009
Good, warm fruit and vanilla on the nose. Big, hot spice, power, weight, tannins underneath on the mid-palate but going places fast. In spite of being a crianza this could be a delicious glugger with minimal food. 18pts/20 (93/100)
Price: £19.95 Jeroboams
Drink: 2013–2020
Alc: 14.5%