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7 Ratings
Marques de Grinon Dominio de Valdepusa Emeritus

Wine Details

Region

Spain

Wine Description

(1998 Vintage) EMERITUS means deserving in Latin. The only wine in the world made with the three varieties of the Valdepusa Dominion: Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Petit Merlot. Minimum aging of thirteen months in new French oak barrels. Limited series of 21,700 bottles, in addition to magnums. Grape Variety: 51% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Syrah, 14% Petit Verdot. The vineyards are guided along high trellises in which the canopy management system is used, such as the Scott Henry for Cabernet Sauvignon grapes a...

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    quite good. really dry but wonderful texture with tobacco finish.

    over 6 years
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  • Wine Spectator
    (1998 Vintage) Rating: 84/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/02
  • Wine Spectator
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/15/04
  • Wine Spectator
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/04