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R. López de Heredia Tondonia Reserva 2008 Wine Review

R. López de Heredia Tondonia Reserva 2008

R. López de Heredia Tondonia Reserva  2008

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:94/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $63.95

Drink: 2021-2027

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: R. López de Heredia

Agent: John Hanna & Sons Limited

Natalie's Score: 97/100

From the Rioja wine region, R. López de Heredia Tondonia Reserva 2008 is a mature, elegant and savoury Tempranillo red blend with 90% Garnacha and 5% each of Mazuelo and Graciano. Lovely on the nose with dried red berry, cherry fruit aromas; dry and vibrant with red berry, cherry, earthy and balsamic flavours on the palate. Pour with grilled lamb chops.

Food pairings: prime rib roast, pork chops, veal cutlets.

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This R. López de Heredia Tondonia Reserva 2008 was reviewed on May 11, 2021 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Tasted in 2021. This wine is showing beautiful age but still a lot of life. Aromas of red currant and cherry, along with dried herbs, graphite and leather. Full bodied with dry, dusty tannins, and dried and tart berry notes, and a bit of blasamic. Slightly earthy more more dried herbs and an almost mineral hint on the finish. Enjoy with roasted leg of lamb. Lovely, and still a few years of life left in this.

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