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Gran Reserva 1996 Wine Review

Gran Reserva 1996

Gran Reserva 1996

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:94/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $54.95

Drink: 2018-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Agent: Regazzi Wine & Spirit Importing Lt

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This Gran Reserva 1996 was reviewed on November 10, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Urbina Gran Reserva 1996 is a robust and mature Rioja red blend of mostly Tempranillo with 5% of Graciano and Mazuelo mixed in. Look for gamey, tobacco leaf and balsamic flavours on the palate. Drink soon. Pair with game dishes. - Community Wine Reviews

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