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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer LOPEZ DE HEREDIA
Bright medium yellow colour. Beguiling, intense, complex nose with lots of buttered toast, walnut and lemon meringue along with hints of Seville orange marmalade. Dry, medium-full bodied, very well structured, intense, complex, extremely bright, citrusy, lemon meringue flavours with a long, lingering, toasty, mouth filling, lifted finish. This remarkable blend of 90% Viura and 10% Malvasia was aged for 6 years in 225-litre American oak barrels and was unfined and unfiltered. It has 12.5% alcohol, under 1 g/L residual sugar and 6.6 g/L total acidity with lot number L-0884 on the back label. This 2010 may well be one of the best to date - only 15,000 bottles produced. NEW in Vintages. CSPC 45500
Type White Table Wine
Agent Joh Han
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Rating ***+(97 points)
Complex, Toasty, Intense,
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Complex and evolved nose of candied citrus, fig, burnt orange, walnut, toast, dried tobacco and salted caramel. Medium- to full-bodied with bright acidity. Concentrated, layered and delicious with a nutty and saline finish. Phenolic and structured. Keeps going. Drink now or hold. Score - 98 (jamessuckling.com, Feb. 3, 2022) Price $ 67.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - August 27, 2022
Cases bought 38 (6 bottles per case)

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

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