Discover 6 Best Tempranillo Wines Priced Below $35

Being the most popular grape of Spain, Tempranillo is a craving for many wine enthusiasts.

With Benchmark Wines embracing the distinct charm of Tempranillo wines forever, today we unveil 6 delightful Tempranillo wines that you could enjoy for as low as $35.

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6 Tempranillo Wines Under $35

1. The Vinita Wines ‘La Mesa’ Tempranillo 2017

    The Vinita Wines ‘La Mesa’ Tempranillo 2017 embodies the essence of Tempranillo, delivering a captivating blend of ripe berries and delicate oak nuances. As you sip, the palate unfolds with a harmonious interplay of rich fruitiness, subtle spices, and a touch of vanilla, making each sip a delightful journey into the heart of this classic varietal.


    2. Tim Adams ‘Mr. Mick’ Tempranillo 2017

    Crafted with precision, Tim Adams ‘Mr. Mick’ Tempranillo 2017 showcases a seamless fusion of tradition and innovation. The 2017 vintage greets your palate with a symphony of red berries and subtle hints of spice, dancing gracefully on the tongue. Embrace the modern twist on a classic Tempranillo, as ‘Mr. Mick’ invites you to relish the timeless essence of this varietal, all while offering an exceptional value that Benchmark Wines proudly presents to wine enthusiasts across Singapore.

    Tim Adams ‘Mr. Mick’ Tempranillo 2017

    3. Altos R Tempranillo Rioja 2021

    Embark on a sensory expedition through Spain’s Rioja region with Altos R Tempranillo 2021. This youthful vintage captures the spirit of the land, boasting vibrant red fruit flavors and a touch of earthiness that pays homage to its origins. The wine’s charming character is balanced by a subtle hint of oak, resulting in a harmonious symphony of taste and texture. Elevate your wine collection with this Spanish gem, a testament to the Tempranillo’s timeless appeal.

    Altos R Tempranillo Rioja 2021

    4. Paxton Organic Tempranillo 2019

    Experience the purity of Paxton Organic Tempranillo 2019, a wine that embodies the essence of sustainable viticulture. Grown organically, this vintage is a true testament to the harmony between nature and winemaking. With each sip, you’ll be greeted by a burst of luscious dark fruits, complemented by a subtle hint of spice. The Paxton Organic Tempranillo encapsulates the richness of the earth and the dedication to crafting a wine that resonates with both your palate and your values. Discover a conscious choice that indulges your senses.

    Paxton Organic Tempranillo 2019

    5. Bodegas Penafiel ‘Baron de Filar’ Roble 2018 [Tempranillo-Merlot-Cabernet]

    Indulge in the artful blend of Bodegas Peñafiel ‘Barón de Filar’ Roble 2018, a masterful symphony composed of Tempranillo, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon. This exceptional trio dances on the palate with rich, dark fruits intertwined seamlessly with the softness of Merlot and the structure of Cabernet. Aged to perfection, the Roble offers a velvety texture and a bouquet of subtle oak and spice notes.

    Bodegas Penafiel ‘Baron de Filar’ Roble 2018

    6. Tim Adams ‘The Fergus’ Grenache Tempranillo Malbec 2016

    Prepare to be captivated by the symphonic blend of Tim Adams ‘The Fergus’ Grenache Tempranillo Malbec 2016. This triumphant fusion of Grenache, Tempranillo, and Malbec showcases the winemaker’s virtuosity. With every sip, experience a chorus of red and black fruits harmonizing elegantly, complemented by delicate hints of spice. The wine’s maturity, earned through careful aging, is evident in its complexity and velvety texture.


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    The Distinct Charm of Tempranillo Wines 

    Embarking on a tantalizing red wine journey, seeking savory delights?  

    Meet Tempranillo, Spain’s prized grape!  

    Akin to Cabernet’s structure and Carignan’s meatiness, it’s a unique experience. Youthful allure, with a dash of fruitiness, matures into an oak-aged symphony of dust, tobacco, and leather flavors – a treat craved by wine enthusiasts! 

    Did you know that Tempranillo is the most popular grape variety in Spain. 

    In this blog, we are going to take a toll on Tempranillo wines and see how they are different from other wines.  

    Let’s temper in…

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    What is Tempranillo Wine?

    At its core, Tempranillo is a remarkable red grape variety that forms the foundation of some of Spain’s most renowned wines. Its name derives from the Spanish word “temprano,” which means “early.” This refers to the grape’s characteristic of ripening early in the season, ensuring a fresh and vibrant wine. 

    Tempranillo is the noble grape of Spain, predominantly grown in the regions of Rioja and Ribera del Duero. However, its popularity has spread beyond Spain’s borders, and today, it thrives in wine regions around the world, including Portugal, Argentina, and the United States. 

    Fun fact – Spotting Tempranillo vines in the vineyard is a breeze, thanks to their distinctive jagged and deep-lobed leaves. 

    Where Does Tempranillo Wine Come From? 

    In Spain, the grape has flourished for centuries, particularly in the Rioja and Ribera del Duero regions.

    In Rioja, where tradition meets innovation, Tempranillo finds its voice in both traditional oak-aged wines and modern, fruit-forward expressions. On the other hand, Ribera del Duero showcases Tempranillo’s full-bodied character with bold fruit flavors, structured tannins, and extended aging potential. 

    Beyond Spain’s borders, Portugal’s Douro Valley boasts an impressive variety of Tempranillo, known locally as “Tinta Roriz” or “Aragonez.” Argentinean Tempranillo offers a New World twist, combining rich fruitiness with supple tannins. In the United States, California, Oregon, and Washington have also embraced the grape, producing exceptional expressions of Tempranillo. 

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    What Does Tempranillo Taste Like? 

    The primary flavor of Tempranillo involves cherry, dried fig, cedar, tobacco, and dill.  

    This red gem tends to be medium to full-bodied, showcasing a harmonious balance of fruitiness and acidity. Depending on the aging process, Tempranillo wines can offer a wide spectrum of tasting experiences. Younger wines boast vibrant fruitiness and approachability, while oak-aged ones display added complexity with notes of vanilla and spice. 

    What Food Pairs Well with Tempranillo? 

    Pairing Tempranillo with the right cuisine elevates the entire dining experience. This wine’s versatility makes it an ideal companion for an array of dishes. 

    a) Classic Pairings: The rich and fruit-driven nature of Tempranillo complements traditional Spanish dishes such as paella, tapas, and chorizo. The wine’s vibrant acidity cuts through the richness of these dishes, creating a harmonious balance. 

    b) Red Meat Delights: Tempranillo’s structured tannins and dark fruit flavors harmonize wonderfully with grilled steaks, lamb chops, and hearty stews. 

    c) Cheese Affairs: For cheese enthusiasts, consider pairing Tempranillo with Manchego, aged cheddar, or gouda for a delightful taste sensation. 

    d) Exotic Flavors: Surprisingly, Tempranillo can also complement spicier cuisines like Indian or Mexican dishes. Its fruitiness balances the heat and complexity of these meals. 

    Where Can You Get the Best of Tempranillo? 

    If you are in Singapore and looking to try Tempranillo wines without taking a risk, you must have a look at the vast collection of Benchmark Wines. Known for maintaining the legacy of popular family-owned wineries, none of the wines at Benchmark Wines comes from an unknown back making it one of the best wine shops in Singapore.  

    Summing up…

    As we conclude our exploration, we hope you’ve gained a deeper appreciation for the alluring world of Tempranillo wines. From its Spanish wine roots to its delightful flavors and versatile food pairings, Tempranillo is truly a wine gem worth cherishing. 

    At Benchmark Wines, we take immense pleasure in curating a collection of exceptional Tempranillo wines and offering them to wine lovers all over Singapore. Whether you’re an avid enthusiast or a curious beginner, we are here to guide you in finding the perfect Tempranillo to elevate your wine experiences. 

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