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2007 Bodegas Varal, Esencias de Varal, Rioja

Producer: Bodegas Varal
Vintage: 2007
Grape variety: Tempranillo
Origin: Spain, North-Eastern, La Rioja
Appellation: Rioja
Date tasted: 8 June 2012
Price when tasted: n/a UK

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Tasting notes

08/06/2012

(Rioja Alavesa) Very floral, blackcurrant jam, clotted cream, vanilla, cedar and tinned strawberry nose. Sweetly ripe tinned strawberry fruit develops to a rich, fresh palate and dry tannin. Not typical Rioja character. Drink from 2013. Alc: 14%. (16.5 points)

(Rioja Alavesa) Very floral, blackcurrant jam, clotted cream, vanilla, cedar and tinned strawberry nose. Sweetly ripe tinned strawberry fruit develops to a rich, fresh palate and dry tannin. Not typical Rioja character. Drink from 2013. Alc: 14%. (16.5 points)

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