Beronia Reserva 2005, Doca Rioja

Tempranillo Tempranillo
Spain

$18.95 (50203)

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87 pts
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October 24, 2009

Critic Reviews (6)

Megan Victor
Megan Victor

JH score **/**+ and JH NOTE: Brilliant, dark ruby colour. Delightfully toasty and cedary, with lovely scents of fresh...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

A lovely nose nicely balances floral blackberry notes and wood smoke with the coconut-heavy scent of American oak...

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Nancy Morgan
Nancy Morgan

Cedary and rustic with lip-smacking delicious aromas of black plum and raspberry. Robust, juicy and deep. One to...

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Ted Able
Ted Able

medium intensity, high alcohol, bright acidity, smooth tannins; savoury, rich (87)

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John Stewart
John Stewart

Loads of American oak, dill, coconut and dusty strawberry aromas in a fairly traditional style. Sandalwood and cedar...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Loads of American oak, dill, coconut and dusty strawberry aromas in a fairly traditional style. Sandalwood and cedar...

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Community Reviews (3)

Dan Trcka
Dan Trcka

This wine won a Gold Medal at the 2009 Japan Wine Challenge. I consider Beronia Reserva 2005 to be my best buy of 2009. This smooth, silky, full bodied wine is quite aromatic with notes of black currant, black cherry, oak and vanilla. The fruit is integrated – not too fruity and yet not dissipated due to aging. The tannins are refined and the finish is nice and long. It is at its best now and will remain for another 5 years before becoming more aged, even then I expect it to be delicious. I am glad I can watch this wine evolve for the next 10 years as my impression is DIVINE. Tasted several times Oct-Dec 2009.

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