(From 2004 Vintage) Intense and complex nose. Spices, cinnamon, leather and tobacco leaf blend prepares the way before a balsamic background of ripe blueberries and plum. On the palate it has everything, the wine is long, subtle and strong at the same time, the identification of long maturing. Very fine acidity, ripe tannins and a very long finish.
Ruby red in colour with noticeable depth, which points to a wine of body and structure, rich in tannins. The bouquet is round and fragrant, a mix of vinous aromas and sweet spices. In the mouth, the initial impressions based on appearance are confirmed: elegant and smooth, coupled with an excellent structure. Due to long bottle ageing, the wine has developed harmonious, full and mature flavours, with a long aftertaste. Gran Reserva 904 - 1989 is a tremendous wine, which will continue to satisfy f...
Wine AdvocateRating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 116 on Apr-98
Wine SpectatorRating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/99