2009 RoxyAnn Winery's Tempranillo
Vineyard: RoxyAnn Estate Vineyards in Medford
Winemaker: John Quinones
Recognition: 90 points from Wine Spectator
Case production: 596
What it goes with: Grilled rib eye steak, Moussaka, paella with chorizo, chicken, shrimp, bacon burger
Tasting notes: Tempranillo is one of Southern Oregon's most distinctive varietals. This wine is 77 percent tempranillo, 12 percent syrah and 11 percent cabernet sauvignon. It has black cherry flavors and spice and floral scents wrapping a polished frame of firm tannins with a mineral, grilled plum and blackberry finish.
— Janet Eastman