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Ondarre Reserva 2015 Wine Review

Ondarre Reserva 2015

Ondarre Reserva 2015

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2020-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.8%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Organic wine

Winery: Ondarre

Agent: Macdonald And Company

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Wow. This is a big, smoky, toasty Rioja red blend of 85% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha and 5% Mazuelo wine grapes aged in American and French oak barrels. Dark berries, cherries with dried sweet tobacco leaf, dark spices, chocolate and smoky vanilla flavours on the palate. Tannins are firm. Ondarre is located in the town of Viana, about eight kilometres from Logroño, it is part of Bodegas Olarra Group founded in 1973 and has since been known as the Cathedral of La Rioja.

Food pairings: cheesy pizza, grilled pork chops, roast chicken.

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This Ondarre Reserva 2015 was reviewed on February 21, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Christian Marcoux rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Great wine for any occasion, Ondarre Reserva 2015, from the Rioja region of Spain, shows aromas of sour cherry, sugarplum, dried rose, tobacco, vanilla and oak. Crafted from 85% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha and 5% Mazuelo, this Spaniard delivers a medium body with a round and fresh finish. Palate: cherry, sugarplum, bay leaf, tobacco and cedar. Enjoy.
Ondarre 2015 Reserva is a full-bodied blend of mainly Tempranillo with a splash of fruity and spicy Grenache and Mazuelo. A great value Rioja red with ripe red berries, cherries, plum, savoury herbs and spicy flavours finishing toasty with soft vanilla spice, Balanced with good acidity for food. Tannins are firm. Pair with a grilled veal Porterhouse steak. - Community Wine Reviews

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