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R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia Reserva

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(2003 Vintage) It was considered by The Regulating Council as a GOOD Vintage. This year we were producing from 155 ha. of the 170 own by us in our 4 vineyards: “Viña Tondonia”, “Viña Cubillo”, “Viña Gravonia” y “Viña Bosconia”. The yields were very high considering that this year could have been more difficult due to the heat wave that affected our vineyards from May until the beginning of September. The vines recovered thanks to the rain of the month of September. The harvest started in September 24th and lasted until October 23rd. Therefore, it was one of the longest harvests in the history of our house. This was due to the fact that we wanted the grapes to take maximum advantage of the late September rain. Our experience due to the fact that our vineyards age average is quite high allow the vines to survive without suffering hydric stress and made rich and round wines capable to be stored for a long time.

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    had at Hearth on E 12th in NYC. was Very good despite reviews about the year. had octopus-excellent, boar paparadelle and rabbit...all excellent!

    almost 2 years
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    Still alive in 2015 but not for long

    about 2 years