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RESERVA 2015 DOCa Rioja
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer CONDE VALDEMAR
Deep purple colour. Intense, ripe plum-charry-cassis nose with lots of cedary notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, spicy, fairly intense, rather cedary, ripe plum flavours with a lingering, bright, complex, faintly earthy finish. The actual blend is 85% Tempranillo, 7% Garnacha, 5% Graciano and 3% Maturana. It spent 19 months in American oak (65%) and French oak (35%) barrels and has 14% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number LV78103 on the lower part of the glass bottle. CSPC 947309
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Kyl Win
Country Spain
Region Rioja
Rating ***(90 points)
Complex, Bright, Cedary, Well Structured
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: Bodegas Valdemar source this impressive Reserva from their own vines in the eastern part of the Rioja Alavesa, marrying Tempranillo with 20% Graciano, Garnacha and Maturana Tinta. Smooth, textured, scented and appealing, with good freshness for the vintage, red berry fruit and a subtle balsamic twist. Drink date: 2022-2030. Score - 93 (timatkin.com, Rioja Special Report 2022) Price $ 23.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 22, 2022
Cases bought 600 (12 bottles per case)

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