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Sierra Cantabria Coleccion Privada Rioja DOCa

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(2005 Vintage) 100% Tempranillo from 9.6 acres of two proprietary vineyards that are over 50 years old, Los Terrenos and Jarrarte, located in San Vicente de la Sonsierra, organically fertilized. Aged 18 months in new 225L barrels of 50% American, 50% French oak. Bottled unfiltered. "Deep red. Powerful strawberry, raspberry and floral oil aromas are positively room-filling, with pungent herbs and vanilla adding interest. In the mouth, pure red fruits deliver major flavor impact without any excess weight. Spicy...

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  • International Wine Cellar
    (2005 Vintage) Deep red. Powerful strawberry, raspberry and floral oil aromas are positively room-filling, with pungent herbs and vanilla adding interest. In the mouth, pure red fruits deliver major flavor impact without any excess weight. Spicy redcurrant and cinnamon flavors linger on the suave, very long finish. There's nothing wrong with drinking this now.
  • Burghound
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Burghound on 10/07.
  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator.
  • Robert Parker
    (2005 Vintage)