• cos82 wrote: 88 points

    August 26, 2018 - Didn't expect much from this bottle, but surprisingly decent. Still dark in color. Licorice, earth and a tad of oak on the nose. Sour cherry and minerals on the palate.

  • CarolynLeslie wrote: 85 points

    February 27, 2016 - I thought it tasted like it was past prime, but other, more experienced wine drinkers in our wine group thought it was delicious. Very smooth and nicely balanced.

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  • Pitbozz wrote: 94 points

    March 17, 2015 - Enjoyed a bottle of this earlier in the week and it was sublime... Quite a variation from some of the other notes here.

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  • arijus wrote:

    January 11, 2013 - Oak, oak, oak all the way. Somewhat past its peak.

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  • Janell wrote:

    October 14, 2012 - Opened Oct. 14th, 2012....not much flavor left.

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  • Ridgerunner Likes this wine: 91 points

    June 17, 2012 - Great older rioja... they really don't fade at all quickly!

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  • spisakc wrote: 92 points

    May 8, 2012 - I was impressed with how smooth and succulent this rioja was. So rich in complex flavors of chocolate and cherry. We absolutely loved it. Maybe it just needed this much time in the bottle!

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  • Markus27 wrote: 92 points

    September 3, 2011 - Smooth, rich, full. Still very good, this has holded up well. No color issues or other hints of being past its prime

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  • benion wrote: 90 points

    August 18, 2011 - Very smooth, but bordering on a little late to drink this vintage.

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  • FPK wrote: 93 points

    March 20, 2011 - Full, rich, cherry, chocolate, great finish. Loving it. Was worried it was past due, but it is lovely. Perhaps it's its peak?

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