Julian Chivite Gran Feudo Vinas Viejas Reserva Tempranillo Blend 2003
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Julian Chivite Gran Feudo Vinas Viejas Reserva Tempranillo Blend 2003, Navarra, Spain: Vintages Wine Panel: Julian Chivite, who died in 1997, came from a Navarra-based winemaking family. His Viñas
Viejas, a Tempranillo blend, is made from his 45-65-year-old vines. Chivite was a bit of a
traditionalist: “Great wines,” he said, “are made from vineyards that have been properly cultivated,
and fine wines from such vineyards have finesse and complexity”. This wine is proof in a bottle of
his philosophy. My note: A terrific producer across the board (I especially love his roses), this bottling offers rich, ripe notes of black fruit and vanilla smoke. Full-bodied with good balance. 948067 12.50% D 750 mL $19.95 Score: 89/100. December 6, 2008 Full Review