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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer BARÓN DE LEY
Extremely deep intense purple colour. Slightly spicy, intense, warm, ripe, plum-cherry purée nose with some, mineral-tinged, cedary notes. Dry, medium-full bodied, well structured, slightly spicy, intense, cedar driven, warm, ripe, slightly baked plum flavours with a lingering, high acid, cassis-tinged finish. Has 13.5% alcohol and now 3 g/L residual sugar with lot number L138103 on the lower part of the glass bottle. CSPC 642496
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Rating ***(93 points)
Intense, Complex, Cedary, Solid
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Tempranillo from Cenicero and 15% Graciano from Mendavia make up the blend of this spicy, savoury, earthy Gran Reserva. Matured in a mixture of American and French oak, it has fine-grained tannins, bright acidity and classic notes of leather, tobacco leaf and gamey sweetness. Drink date: 2021-2026. Score - 91 (Tim Atkin, MW, timatkin.com, Rioja Special Report 2021) Price $ 29.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - August 21, 2021
Cases bought 1320 (12 bottles per case)

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

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