Montecillo Gran Reserva 2005

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Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

The 2005 Montecillo Gran Reserva has captivating bouquet full of dried cherry, wood, light vanilla, allspice and subtle dried mushroom notes. It is a medium bodied, extra-dry, integrated to aged wine; with good acidity, refined tannins (decant for 1+ hours – more than 2 hr is even better) and a long, clean, vanilla/woody finish. Drink with food or sip on its own; drink now – 2020? My impression: BEAUTIFUL, 91 pts – a classic, well made Rioja that is slightly too $$, but recommended for its quality. Tasted Nov/13.

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Natalie's Review

Montecillo Gran Reserva 2005, D.O.C.A., Rioja, Spain: Natalie's tasting note, score, food pairings and recipes for this wine Drink: 2012-2017. 239277 13% XD 750 mL  $30.95 Score: Natalie's tasting note, score, food pairings and recipes for this wine. November 9, 2013 Best Beef Wine  Full Review