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Don Jacobo Gran Reserva 2005 Wine Review

Don Jacobo Gran Reserva 2005

Don Jacobo Gran Reserva 2005

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $38.95

Drink: 2019-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Don Jacobo

Agent: Saint Germain Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Time to enjoy this grand dame, mature Rioja - an elegant blend of 85% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha, and 5% Graciano grapes. Dry, full-bodied and savoury with dried red berry, cherry, fig and underbrush flavours on the palate.

Food pairings: game dishes, grilled pork sausages, roast duck.

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This Don Jacobo Gran Reserva 2005 was reviewed on November 6, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Rebecca Meir-Liebman - Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Lush and rich velvety tannins - this wine is very smooth on the palate and ready to drink now! Notes of cassis, leather, prunes, cedar, dried fruit, mocha and vanilla notes finished with a good balanced acidity. Extremely food friendly because of its complexity, the smoothness of its texture, as well as its level of acidity. I wouldn’t keep aging this wine: Drink it now as I doubt it will gain more complexity. Beautiful - Grab it before its gone.
Don Jacobo 2005 is a Gran Reserva Rioja red wine blend. Mature with dried cherry and berry fruit, tanned leather and smoky flavours on the palate aged in new American oak barrels from three years. Enjoy now and for the next two years. This vintage was awarded Platinum for Best Red Rioja Gran Reserva. - Community Wine Reviews

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