International Wine CellarRating: 92/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 122, September/October 2005 ($70; the estate's top Rioja offering from the 2003 vintage) Good full ruby-red. Superripe, slightly high-toned aromas of dark raspberry and licorice. Extremely ripe, rich and sweet, with a remarkably lush texture and early accessibility for Rioja. Here the new French oak gives necessary shape to this almost exotically sweet wine. Probably not for long keeping, but a major mouthfu...
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Vintage ChartRating for Spain-Dominiaciones de Origen (DO)-Rioja: 87 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: unpredictable<br/>