Navajas Reserva 2005, Doca Rioja

Rioja Rioja
Spain

$16.95 (194811)

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March 05, 2011

Critic Reviews (4)

Gord Stimmell
Gord Stimmell

This is traditional, elegant Rioja, simply dancing with finesse. Exotic sandalwood overlies the aromas, with black...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a fragrant, tidy, lighter and piquant and pleasant style of Spanish red. Expect a lifted nutty, smoky, sour...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Dark-opaque ruby in colour, the 2005 Reserva displays American-oak driven notes of milk chocolate, cherries, plums,...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Melted butter, vanilla, dill and other American oak flavours dominate in a decidedly traditional style, though the...

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Community Reviews (2)

Adam
Adam

I quite enjoyed this wine, especially considering its modest price. The nose didn't give me much - lots of smokey oak and alcohol but the palate was layered with toasted oak, a deep core of black cherry and a nice peppery finish that lingered. Tasted November 2011.

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Craig Osborn
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