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Lealtanza Reserva 2009 Wine Review

Lealtanza Reserva 2009

Lealtanza Reserva 2009

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $20.95

Drink: 2013-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Lealtanza

Agent: Barrique Wines & Spirits Imports

Natalie's Score: 90/100

This full-bodied Spanish red wine is produced by Bodegas Altanza and has achieved the D.O.C.A. quality designation. It's a pleasant, robust sipper with dark red fruit aromas and some dark spices on the finish. Balanced and well-crafted. Try it with hearty meat dishes.

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

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This Lealtanza Reserva 2009 was reviewed on October 11, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Aromas are a touch soft but cherry, tobacco leaf, chocolate and a little (dusty) minerality linger off the glass. These notes repeat on the palate with a little peppery finish. Medium body, little to no tannins and medium-short spicy dried cherry & mineral finish. Pretty good pair with tomato sauce based dishes, and perhaps a nice pizza wine!
Love the dark red tint on this Spanish red wine. Black cherry and pepper flavours replay across the palate. - Community Wine Reviews

2 Members would buy this wine again

 

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