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Barón De Ley Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2010 Wine Review

Barón De Ley Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2010

Barón De Ley Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2010

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2016-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Barón De Ley

Agent: The Merchant Vintner Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

A full-bodied Rioja with great finesse, elegance and length. The 2010 vintage tastes like it's starting to fade so drink it now. Love the tertiary aromas of tanned leather, cigar and violets. Mouth-wateringly juicy for a wide range of dishes from lamb to roast beef. Highly recommended.

Tempranillo food pairings: roast leg of lamb, roast beef, venison steak and sauteed wild mushrooms.

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This Barón De Ley Gran Reserva Tempranillo 2010 was reviewed on March 4, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This Gran Reserva has been aged 24 months in American and French oak and a further 36 months in the bottle. This wine is ruby red in color with beautiful aromas of scented tobacco, whole cloves and cracked pepper. The tannins are integrated and smooth with a velvety finish.
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

There's some definite maturity happening in this 90% Rioja Tempranillo with earthy, tobacco leaf, leather, fleshy plum, coffee and pepper. A rustic handsome wine - not a pretty wine. I love it when a wine tastes like I picture the landscape and this one does that for me. One day I'll make it to Rioja to verify my tasting note!! :) Pair with braised lamb.
Tasted: February 2017
This Spanish Gran reserva is made with Tempranillo grapes from the winery's estate vineyards, and the wine is only made in great vintages. This wine has been aged for 24 months in American and French casks and a further 36 months in the bottle, and is a full-bodied Rioja with great finesse, elegance and length. We love the tertiary aromas of tanned leather, cigar, violets and the mouth-watering acidity and juiciness sure to complement a wide range of dishes from lamb to roast beef. Highly recommended. - Community Wine Reviews

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