Red

1998 La Rioja Alta Rioja Gran Reserva 904

Tempranillo Blend

  • Spain
  • La Rioja
  • La Rioja Alta
  • Rioja

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Community Tasting Note

  • Crunge wrote: 91 points

    July 5, 2013 - Much better than my previous bottle. This one had more depth to it. Still not heavy but a great summer red. It has an interesting mix of dark red fruit, sweet orange, and plenty of oak. A medium finish this time.

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3 Comments

  • Harley1199 commented:

    7/5/13, 4:06 PM - Hi there Crunge,
    Next bottle will be better even. Keep one until 2021 and you will see.
    Cheers,

  • Crunge commented:

    7/5/13, 4:11 PM - Harley, that was my last one, but I may buy some more. It has a decent QPR and if it continues to improve, it will be a very good wine.

  • Harley1199 commented:

    7/5/13, 4:30 PM - Crunge,
    Believe me, 1998 is an undervalued vintage.
    I have half case and any rush to open a bottle.
    On the other hand have to confess that there's an entire case of that wine in my cellar but 2001. That's even better.
    I've had a very good experiences drinking old 904.
    Give them a try when 25 years old.
    Cheers,

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