Castillo Labastida Reserva Tempranillo 2004 Wine Review
Castillo Labastida Reserva Tempranillo 2004
D.O.C.A., Rioja, Spain
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Bottle size: 750 ml
Natalie's Score: 90/100
Vintages Wine Panel: Spanish wines may just offer the best value-for-money in all of Europe. This Reserva from Rioja, the heart of Spain’s winemaking culture, is mellowed enough by its extended ageing to enjoy now, but it will also reward cellaring for another decade. My note: This wine is made from the Tempranillo grape and was matured for 16 months in French and American oak. Lovely notes of black cherry, leather, violets and cigar box. More than flavor, this wine excels in texture: supple, soft and caressing: it’s spectacular. Long finish.
This Castillo Labastida Reserva Tempranillo 2004 was reviewed on November 21, 2009 by Natalie MacLean
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|Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:|
Out of storage and amazing! Velvety smooth full bodied Tempranillo. Dark ruby red. Plum, raisin, leather, oak, and alcohol. Could still easily age up to another 3yrs. Enjoyed with grilled beef skewers. My love affair with this Spanish grape continues.
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