1999 Finca Allende Rioja Aurus0 Ratings
1999 Finca Allende Rioja Aurus
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Tanzer"Bright ruby-red. Exotic, highly perfumed aromas of liqueur-like berries and licorice. Dense, large-scaled and sweet, with superripe flavors of currant, licorice, minerals and dried herbs. Extremely youthful, almost violent, today, with its structure covered by baby fat. Finishes with superb length and a flavor of licorice. I'd cellar this for a good four or five years before pulling the cork." - 93 Points - Stephen Tanzer"The top of the Riojas, an extraordinary red, in another dimension. Great ...
International Wine CellarRating: 93(+?) - As reviewed by Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar on Jul-03
Wine AdvocateRating: 89/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 145 on Feb-03
Wine SpectatorRating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/03
Vintage ChartRating for Spain-Dominiaciones de Origen (DO)-Rioja: 86 (average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>