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Lealtanza Reserva 2008 Wine Review

Lealtanza Reserva 2008

Lealtanza Reserva 2008

Rioja, Spain

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $20.95

Drink: 2013-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Lealtanza

Agent: Barrique Wines & Spirits Imports

Natalie's Score: 89/100

This DOCA full-bodied red wine is pleasant, robust sipper with dark red fruit aromas and some dark spices on the finish. Balanced and well-crafted. Try it with meat dishes.

Food pairings: game meats, tarragon sirloin tips with mushrooms.

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This Lealtanza Reserva 2008 was reviewed on January 18, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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This full-bodied red wine is a DOC-designated wine. Source: Winery

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