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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Luberri

Region:

Spain & Portugal

Appellation:

Rioja

Cepas Viejas, Rioja, 2009

6x75cl £145.00

9 cases, 3 bottles

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Tasting Note:

A 100% Tempranillo cuvee from vines averaging 75 years old, aged in new French oak barrels for 18 months. This is showing plenty of secondary nuances and while it might not be the most refined wine in the world, it is one that provides huge drinking pleasure. There’s plenty going on here as sweet earth, wild plums, pipe tobacco, soy, cherry and spiced strawberries all come together on a palate held together by velvet tannins and a fine line of refreshing acidity.

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