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2005 Bodegas Sierra Cantabria Rioja
- La Rioja
Community Tasting Notes 16
imcarthur wrote: (88 points)
February 25, 2014 - A pleasant fruit-forward quaff but nothing special.
Richard123 wrote: (89 points)
November 7, 2012 - Light oak, tart cherry, and some herbal notes combine for a really excellent Rioja. Improved with a little time after opening. Excellent.
Sweet_Berry_Wine!! wrote: (88 points)
June 11, 2010 - Spain scores again with the QPR. Excellent wine for the $14 price point. Expressive nose of sour cherries, dried cranberries and raspberries, dried herbs, stewed meat and asian spices. Attacks the palate with a medium-light body but full flavors or more dried red fruit and figs, game, and cranberry sauce. Grenache makes its presence known with a spicy mid-palate and a high octane finish. Great complexity for a wine well under $20, outstanding value. Fell a little flat on the finish with lower than average tannins, moderate acidity and high alcohol. Other than the disjointed finish, I love this wine. It's a must for anyone looking for quality on a budget.
brianngibson wrote: (89 points)
July 12, 2009 - Garnet, not quite opaque. Oak, black cherries. A little licorice on the nose. Juicy and pleasant. With a satisfying finish. Easy to pour another glass and go back for more.
babnik wrote: (84 points)
June 2, 2009 - I'm not that experienced with Rioja, but this one seemed quite pleasant a great addition to the Spanish tasting meal at Mezze Restaurant in Oakland. Cherries, wood smoke, fresh turned earth, some crushed sage leaf... not a big wine or especially complex but certainly worth the $30 off a restaurant wine list.
Pro Reviews 1
By Josh Raynolds
September/October 2007, IWC Issue #134 (link)
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- Vintage 2005
- Type Red
- Producer Bodegas Sierra Cantabria
- Varietal Tempranillo Blend
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country Spain
- Region La Rioja
- SubRegion n/a
- Appellation Rioja
- UPC Code 763102117716
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 19 (23%)
- Consumed 62 (77%)
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