Viña Real Gran Reserva 2008, Doca Rioja

Tempranillo Tempranillo
Rioja, Spain

$36.95 (280545)

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89 pts
7
October 15, 2016
Vonterra

Critic Reviews (7)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Lovely velvety texture - huge, opulent and modern but not without an acidic backbone. Not the most typical...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Here's a lovely, succulent, deliciously savoury Rioja, salty and infinitely drinkable. Unlike most in the traditional...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Highly volatile at this stage and perhaps will be at further stages, but the fruit slinging to acidity bringing it to...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is an elegant yet edgy Rioja at eight years of age. The nose shows lifted currant, herbs/rosemary, some...

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Marc Chapleau
Marc Chapleau

Very good rioja, concentrated and woody without sacrificing a certain elegance. No heaviness, that is, even a sense...

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Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

Tasted again in August 2015, Gran Reserva left me a more favorable impression. Good conventional invoice, fleshy...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Very clean Gran Reserva. The structure is there, elegant and refined tannin, as well as the cherry fruit, but not...

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