Conde de Valdema Rioja Crianza 2001

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Shows a rustic, earthy, leathery quality on the nose. Forward sour-cherry flavors on the palate. nice body and length, and a good, dry finish. A fi... Read more

This 2001 showcases all the characteristics of a great vintage. It exhibits lavish quantities of smoky oak as well as prune, plum, and black cherry... Read more

Rich, yet firm and well-integrated, this red from Spain offers concentrated plummy, woody and spicy flavors that fill the mouth and linger on the f... Read more

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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Shows a rustic, earthy, leathery quality on the nose. Forward sour-cherry flavors on the palate. nice body and length, and a good, dry finish. A fine value red to accompany grilled meats.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

This 2001 showcases all the characteristics of a great vintage. It exhibits lavish quantities of smoky oak as well as prune, plum, and black cherry fruit. Medium-bodied with ripe, soft tannins, this wine finishes long and lush.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Rich, yet firm and well-integrated, this red from Spain offers concentrated plummy, woody and spicy flavors that fill the mouth and linger on the finish; a lot of wine for so moderate a price. A great match with roasted meats. Drink now through 2003.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Bright ruby cast. Moderately light-bodied. Full acidity. Moderately extracted. Moderately oaked. Mildly tannic. Sweet oak, minerals, red fruits. Generous woody aromas lead to a lean and angular palate. Flavorful and zesty through the wood-accented finish.


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Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Rioja is the leading wine producing region of Spain and is named for the Rio Oja. Nature has created the perfect spot in which to grow grapes; the right amount of sun, rain and wind. This wine, from the ubiquitous Tempranillo grape, is smooth and charming, ideal for backyard barbecues.



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