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Campo Viejo 2016 Wine Review

Campo Viejo 2016

Campo Viejo 2016

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $34.95

Drink: 2023-2027

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Campo Viejo

Agent: Corby Spirit and Wine Limited

Natalie's Score: 90/100

From the Rioja wine region, Campo Viejo Gran Reserva has always been a crowd pleaser and this 2016 vintage is no different! Dry, medium-plus-bodied, rich and deep with black cherry, sweet dried tobacco, coffee, tanned leather and tomato leaf flavours supple on the palate, it is very easy to love with its velvety tannins. The finished wine spent two years in barrel and three years in bottle prior to its release.

Food pairings: Porchetta, rabbit fricassee, roast chicken.

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This Campo Viejo 2016 was reviewed on November 18, 2023 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Established in 1959, Campo Viejo is Rioja's leading producer, and the 2016 Gran Reserva Rioja is prime example of the high quality and great value wines this Spanish winery is renowned for.

Campo Viejo Rioja Gran Reserva 2016 is a blend of Tempranillo, Graciano, and Mazuela, sourced from old vine vineyards (35+ years old) throughout Rioja. Aged in barrel for two years followed by a minimum of three years in bottle prior to release, earning the Gran Reserva designation and making it ready for immediate enjoyment once released. Ruby red colour, the nose shows plum, dried fruits, currants, wood spice, forest floor, and leather. The palate repeats the rustic and refreshing character of the wine with great structure, elegant tannins, and a refreshing finish. Showing great complexity and balance now, it's primed to enjoy now and over the next decade with savoury dishes, stews, paella, and aged cheese. Tasted November 18, 2023. 92+ points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca

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