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Don Jacobo Reserva 2011 Wine Review

Don Jacobo Reserva 2011

Don Jacobo Reserva 2011

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $23.95

Drink: 2019-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Don Jacobo

Agent: Saint Germain Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Fragrant with dried, raisiny fruit, fig and leather with lifted flavours of dried florals, herbs, cedar spice and vanilla on the palate. An elegant 85%Tempranillo with 10% Graciano and 5% Mazuelo. The wine is matured in oak barrel for up to 24 months. Nicely done.

Food pairings: roast turkey and all the trimmings, prime rib, pork roast.

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This Don Jacobo Reserva 2011 was reviewed on May 17, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Neil Phillips rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Heady nose of cola, coconut, stewed red & black berries, Christmas cake with dark raisins.

On the palate, the long wood ageing dominates, making this a full wine with a long finish. Cola is present throughout. Tannins are well-integrated.

A decent Rioja with classic profile.

Tasted May 2019.
Don Jacobo 2011 is produced by Bodegas Corral, a Rioja Reserva with a traditional blend of mostly Tempranillo (90%) and smaller amounts of Garnacha, Mazuelo and Graciano grapes. Look for dried fruit and earthy florals and meaty flavours on this full-bodied red. Tannins are velvety. - Community Wine Reviews

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