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CERRO AÑON RESERVA 2015 DOCa Rioja
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer Bodegas Olarra
This is one of 68 items (125 releases) that was not going to be presented for evaluation under new LCBO policies. Assessed from a bottle purchased at the LCBO. Very deep intense purple colour. Quite cedary, spicy, intense, ripe, warm, plummy nose with some faintly earthy, sandalwood notes. Dry, medium bodied, intense, cedar-driven, baked ripe plum flavours with a lingering, fairly high acid, very faintly bitter, sun dried tomato finish. This 14% alcohol blend of 80% Tempranillo, 15% Graciano and 5% Mazuelo with lot number L9332 on the back label. The 2014 last appeared in Vintages (not presented) on May 25, 2019 at $20.95. CSPC 114306
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Tri Win
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Rating **+(89 points)
Intense, Cedary, Ripe
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Olarra use a mix of grapes and purchased wine from Riojas Alta and Oriental to produce this cuvée of Tempranillo with 20% Graciano and Mazuelo. With notes of white pepper and vanilla spice, it's a stylish, well judged, pan-regional blend. Drink date: 2020-2025. Score - 93 (Tim Atkin, MW, timatkin.com, Rioja Special Report 2019) Price $ 21.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - April 4, 2020
Cases bought 596 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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