Valde Lacierva Crianza 2012, Doca Rioja

Tempranillo Tempranillo
Rioja, Spain

$15.95 (438713)

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September 30, 2017
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Critic Reviews (3)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A lovely and widely appealing Crianza with a much more youthful nature than expected. Although the tannins have...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A Rioja in the heavily wood-flavoured style, like an essence of cedar, sandalwood and toasted coconut. If you are...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Here is a pleasant, fairly tender, lighter weight red with aromas of ripe cherry/fig, a touch of chocolate and...

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Community Reviews (1)

thebrightonboy
thebrightonboy

I had this in my cooler and marked for a 2021 opening. I tasted it last night and was pleasantly surprised. While decanting the cassis bouquet was obvious. On drinking it tasted of a lighter version of a good Cab. Sauv. The level of cassis here I've tasted in only a very few Cali wine.
I joke that I buy $15 wines and age them into $17 wines. This one went to $30 in 2.5 years.

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