Solar De Castro Vendimia Seleccionada 2009, Doca Rioja

Rioja Rioja
Rioja, Spain

$14.95 (285593)

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August 04, 2012

Critic Reviews (2)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Maturing, juicy, firmly structured, with bright acids, bone dry palate, well-balanced alcohol-tannin. A fine,...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This blend of garnacha and tempranillo has lifted floral notes, plum/mulberry fruit, and a hint of green tea. There...

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Community Reviews (4)

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Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

Deep ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose.

Positives: An easy drinking wine featuring oak, black cherry, shiitake mushrooms, green tea, lavender & leather. Medium+ body with medium tannins, good acidity and medium length.

Negatives: None

Drink now on its own or pair it with pork souvlaki.

Tasted: 7 Jan 12

Score: 8.5/10, Value: 9/10, Total: 17.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5

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Francois Botha
Francois Botha

Dark cherry, nuts, leather, and herbs on the nose. Lots of ripe fruit and softening tannins on this medium-bodied wine. Good value.

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Robert Kischuk
Robert Kischuk

Pretty solid for 15 bucks...wish I let it sit for a year or two.

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