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Rioja Bordón Reserva 2013 Wine Review

Rioja Bordón Reserva 2013

Rioja Bordón Reserva 2013

Rioja D.O.C.A., Spain

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $20.95

Drink: 2020-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Rioja Bordón

Agent: Churchill Cellars Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 88/100

A great value Rioja Old-World Spanish red. Fragrant with mushroom, dark cherry and baking, cedar spice and smoky aromas on the nose. Rich and full-bodied with ripe red berry, plum, smoke, mocha, pepper spice and smoke on the palate. Pair with grilled meats.

Food pairings: roast leg of lamb, hard cheese, veal piccata, grilled steak.

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This Rioja Bordón Reserva 2013 was reviewed on June 22, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Produced by Bodegas Franco-Españolas, Bordón 2013 is a great value Rioja Old-World Spanish Rioja red. Love the fresh mushroom, dark cherry, dark berry, savoury herb, spicy and smoky aromas on this full-bodied 80% Tempranillo, 15% Red Grenache and 5% Mazuelo red wine blend. Aged in American oak and French oak for 18 months. - Community Wine Reviews

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