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Rioja Bordón Gran Reserva 1999 Wine Review

Rioja Bordón Gran Reserva 1999

Rioja Bordón Gran Reserva 1999

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $39.95

Drink: 2020-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Rioja Bordón

Agent: Eurovintage International Inc

Natalie's Score: 87/100

A full-bodied Rioja red wine blend of 80% Tempranillo, 16% Garnacha, 2% Mazuelo, and 2% Graciano produced by Bodegas Franco-Españolas. This is a matured red that has spent 36 months in white American oak. Look for more dried cherry, fig, orange peel, baking spice, leather and sous bois flavours with a smoky vanilla finish on the ready-to-drink-now red. Pair with a venison shoulder roast.

Food pairings: lamb, beef, hard cheese, pork, duck.

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This Rioja Bordón Gran Reserva 1999 was reviewed on March 25, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Linda Mertes WSET 2 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Notice the vintage! A Gran Reserva Rioja, this medium-bodied wine is great with a variety of foods. Dried cherry, vanilla with baking spices and smoke aromas. Medium tannins with mineral and savoury on the palate. Medium dry finish. Pair with beef, lamb, pork or a cheese plate including Manchego cheese at room temperature.
Produced by Bodegas Franco-Españolas, Bordón 1999 Gran Reserva 1999 is a mature Rioja red blend with 80% Tempranillo, 16% Garnacha, 2% Mazuelo, and 2% Graciano that spent 36 months in white American oak. Smoky on the nose with cedar spice, nutmeg, ginger and cinnamon aromas. Silky on the palate with dried cherry, baking spice and mineral flavours on the palate. - Community Wine Reviews

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