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Rioja

La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 890 1998

75cl

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 1998 Other vintages
Appellation:Rioja (La Rioja, Spain)
Winery: La Rioja Alta
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Tempranillo
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12.5%
The La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 890 1998 is a red wine made by La Rioja Alta from the region of Rioja with the best tempranillo grapes from the 1998 vintage and has an alcoholic content of 12.5%. According to Drinks&Co users, this red wine earns 4 out of 5 points while experts give the following rate: robert parker: 94 and peñín: 92.

Elaboration of La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 890 1998

La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 890 1998 (Tempranillo)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Rioja Alta 890 Gran Reserva 1998 has red cherry, with orange edge, open, middle layer.
  • Nose: very intense, classic Rioja bouquet with spicy, balsamic cured leather, cocoa, snuff, vanilla with candied fruit background.
  • Mouth: The palate is elegant, with good structure, balanced with silky tannins and a lively acidity creamy finish. Spacious aftertaste, complex, which will grow as time progress in the bottle.

DEVELOPMENT AND AGING: This Gran Reserva 890 is the result of a careful selection process elapsed from the best grapes are harvested until, finally wines chosen to wear this label, conclude their slow aging. Alcoholic and malolactic fermentations were developed well, before moving to American oak handcrafted in our cooperage. After his six years of careful aging in cask and 12 manual racking Vigier's iconic ship, only the best wines were bottled in September 2006. In order to preserve maximum aroma components, this wine is not filtered and went straight from the barrel. Finally, only 24,955 bottles, each numbered, wear this label.

 PAIRING: This great Classic Rioja is suitable with second dishes without heavy sauces, stews and desserts with chocolate. It is also perfect to close a nice meal.

GRAPES: Tempranillo (95%) of Briñas, Labastida and Villalba, Graciano (3%) and Mazuelo (2%) of our farms Melchorón I and II (Rodezno), vineyards are above 40 years of age.

CELLAR: Rioja Alta

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The Winery

La Rioja Alta

La Rioja Alta

On July 10, 1890, five Basque and Rioja-based vine growers created "Sociedad Vinicola De La Rioja Alta" in what is known as the Haro Station District. This was the beginning of a fascinating business venture in which the only dream of the five founders was to craft and age high-quality wines.

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The sommelier's review

Reviews of La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 890 1998

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1 customer reviews
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3 /5

Une couleur claire de cerise, avec une robe épaisse. Arômes de fruits rouges. Je l'ai trouvé vivifiant et frais.
J'ai accompagné ce 1998 avec des légumes cuits à la vapeur.
Le Gran Reserva 890 provient aussi de chez La Rioja Alta.
Excellent rapport qualité prix.
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Gran Reserva 890 1998

Reviews of other vintages of La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 890 1998020040200101995

3/5

Its colour didn't quite convince me, but it tasted really good. Tobacco aromas. Very balanced . The 2004 completely outshined the stew I had prepared.
I and my clients from Rioja tasted it together. I do not know whether I prefer this 2004 or the previous vintage.
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Albert Green
Gran Reserva 890 2004

4/5

I drank it with a business client.
Red with violet edges. Dense aroma of red fruit marmalade. Passes easily across the palate, smooth and very nice.
It accompanied us with desserts.
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Peter Samuels
Rioja Alta 890 Gran Res. 2001

3/5

This La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 890 1995, this is what we can call an excellent wine. So pleased.
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Gerhard Jackson

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