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2007 Lopez De Heredia Vina Bosconia Rioja ReservaTempranillo / Tinto Fino / Tinta Roriz from Spain

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"For 140 years, four generations of the López de Heredia family have devoted themselves to producing exceptional and unique wines. Masterpieces which have achieved that which t...

  • 95 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
  • 93 Luis Gutierrez - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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95

"A stunning vintage of this Rioja classic. Ripe & concentrated, yet cool & delicate with tons of fine tannin. Lots of earthy, autumnal Burgundy-like nuances, as well as notes of violets & plums. Long, complete finish. Drink or hold."

93 Luis Gutierrez - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

"2006 was a hard year to follow, even if 2007 was a great year in Rioja and exceptional for López de Heredia. The 2007 Viña Bosconia Reserva shows a little tannic, fulfilling the reputation for being a more rustic wine than Viña Tondonia. There are notes of chocolate-covered cherries and hints of forest floor. Maybe with a little more time in bottle? 70,000 bottles produced. It was bottled in May 2014."

Product Description:

"For 140 years, four generations of the López de Heredia family have devoted themselves to producing exceptional and unique wines. Masterpieces which have achieved that which the founder of the company, Rafael López de Heredia y Landeta, defined in the late nineteenth century as the "Supreme Rioja".

Vineyard care, a scrupulous selection of grapes, ageing in oak barrels in the heart of deep underground galleries, and the later ageing in bottles, all contribute to making these illustrious wines with their exceptional bouquet.

Viña Bosconia wines come from our vineyard called El Bosque. The El Bosque vineyard is situated next to the river Ebro at an altitude of 465m and it is one kilometre away from our winery. Vines are planted on the south-facing foothills of the Sierra Cantabria range, providing them with the perfect conditions for ripening. The soil is a mixture of clay and limestone, and the average age of the vines is 40 years. In general, Viña Bosconia wines are elegant but full-bodied; have a deep colour and good structure, and are wines with great complexity and expression." -Winery

Product Detail

Item # 114417
Country Spain
Region La Rioja
Sub-Region Rioja
Ratings

95 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com

93 - Luis Gutierrez - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 2007
Color Red
ABV 13.5%
Varietal(s) Tempranillo / Tinto Fino / Tinta Roriz
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste berry , cherry , plum , earth , leather and herb
Nose berry , cherry , plum , earth , leather and herb