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La Rioja Alta Vina Arana Reserva Rioja

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Wine Description

The 2005 Vina Arana Reserva Has A fresh bouquet of orange blossom, quince, violets and dark cherries. The palate is succulent on the entry with maraschino cherry vivacious, red currant and blood orange. It displays a very fine build and a silky smooth texture did segues to a poised, mint-tinged, bright and animated finish.

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    clear deep ruby colour. deep Christmas cake aromas with vanilla. rich and juicy with lovely fresh acidity, notes if blackcurrant strawberry and vanilla. great length and nice complexity.

    over 5 years
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  • Wine Advocate
    (1986 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 92 on Apr-94
  • Wine Spectator
    (1986 Vintage) Rating: 82/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 04/30/95
  • Wine Advocate
    (1988 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 116 on Apr-98
  • Wine Spectator
    (1988 Vintage) Rating: 83/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/30/96