Red

1981 La Rioja Alta Rioja Gran Reserva 904

Tempranillo Blend

  • Spain
  • La Rioja
  • La Rioja Alta
  • Rioja
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Community Tasting Notes 13

  • Rani Likes this wine: 92 points

    June 22, 2019 - Light ruby, translucent at edges. Notes of figs, earth, leather. Lovely red fruit, velvety texture, tannins fully resolved. Fully mature and ready.

  • TheSauerKraut Likes this wine:

    February 1, 2019 - Great classic Rioja.

  • ehodin Likes this wine: 96 points

    November 26, 2015 - Absolutely delightful - wish I had more

  • jcovino Likes this wine: 96 points

    April 19, 2015 - Just keeps getting better.....3 hours after opening the bouquet is splendid and robust. This is a wine to savor...selfishly!!!!

  • Sennma wrote: 91 points

    February 25, 2015 - Classic Rioja nose, showing signs of that American oak (dill note). Quite beautiful on the palate. Would have scored higher but kept getting a slightly rough note right at the end.

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  • By John Gilman
    Sep/Oct 2006, Issue #5, Paradise Lost: Traditional Rioja in the Plague Years

    (La Rioja Alta Reserva “904”) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1981
  • Type Red
  • Producer La Rioja Alta
  • Varietal Tempranillo Blend
  • Designation Gran Reserva 904
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country Spain
  • Region La Rioja
  • SubRegion La Rioja Alta
  • Appellation Rioja

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 30 (45%)
  • Consumed 36 (55%)

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