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Reserva

Saw this in The Sampler and thought why not? In the end, this is past its best – hollowing out and leaving some brisk …

Fascinating way to start MW study group studies, blind. A much more satisfying old-school Rioja than the 1991 Bosconia. Pale garnet, with a tawny …

A second vintage of this, from a similar source. And again, a good example of a £10-15, modern-style, attractive Reserva Rioja. A touch jammy, …

I thought I’d grabbed the 1992 to bring to Booker, as an interesting wine – being their first vintage, albeit an inauspicious one – …

As a conference presentation thank you gift, not too bad. But ultimately a mid-range, modern-style Rioja, that was pleasant enough, but not radically inspiring. …

1st bottle was a bit grubby, with dead fruit and grating tannins. The 2nd fortunately proved that this was simply corked. In fact, this …

Confirming the quality of the 2004 vintage once again, this is a good quality, and at the price, good value Rioja. Deep ruby colour …

Another wine enjoyed over dinner in Avis, and another quasi-local one as well, from Alentejo. Came across as lighter than the 2003 Mouchão, though …

Another from the 3rd Optimor Case, and this a blend based primarily on Touriga Nacional. Deep, slightly opaque ruby colour; youthful, dense and with …

Good example of why Argentine Malbec is making a lot of friends in the Global wine market! Definitely trumped the Lagrazette Cahors for pleasure. …