2004 Bodegas Ondarre Rioja Mayor de Ondarre Reserva

Tempranillo Blend

  • Spain
  • La Rioja
  • Rioja
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Community Tasting Notes 126

  • vinodolphin Likes this wine: (91 points)

    January 16, 2016 - Surprisingly better than the last bottle. Sadly the last one though. It has served us well.

  • bin905 Likes this wine: (90 points)

    December 1, 2015 - Rose, baking spice and fresh cut oak scent. Black currant, licorice and mineral flavor with energy and pleasing tension from grippy tannins. Paired wonderfully with panko crusted pork chops.

  • pinoteer Likes this wine: (90 points)

    November 21, 2015 - Decanted for about 1-½ hours at this point. Way too much oak, which masks much of the fruit. It tones down a little after more time in the decanter, but still over the top. Too bad...this could have been a very good wine. 82 now, and a big disappointment.

    Tried again two days later, and finished it three days later. It was very good both times. The oak was gone, so the fruit and other flavors were well displayed. 90

  • logos Likes this wine: (69 points)

    September 24, 2015 - still fairly closed: rather bright nose of ripe dark cherry, soft oaky vanilla, reticent hint of floral note; strong acidity, bit stalky core of dark fruits; rather harsh tannic remains overlay fairly long fruity finish. in a transitional phase, needs at least 3 years

  • pavel_p wrote: (88 points)

    July 9, 2015 - Have had several bottles over the years. Never been a bad wine but not great either. The usual vanilla and oak, earth, cherries, rather unexciting. No rush to finish but doubt this will become more interesting.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2004
  • Type Red
  • Producer Bodegas Ondarre
  • Varietal Tempranillo Blend
  • Designation Mayor de Ondarre Reserva
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Spain
  • Region La Rioja
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Rioja
  • UPC Code 8411423081200

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 621 (41%)
  • Consumed 889 (59%)

Food Pairing

Grilladen, Hamburger, Hartkäse, KäseTruthahn, Paella, pikante Würste, Rice & Beans, Rindfleisch, Schlachtplatte

Who Likes This Wine

100% Like It  29 votes