La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 198175cl
La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 2011
Description of La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 1981
La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 1981 (Graciano, Mazuelo and Tempranillo)
TASTING NOTES OF La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 904 1981:
- View: Ruby medium brownish, clear layer. coppery highlights and anaranajados without much shine, somewhat dull, slightly grainy with a fine precipitate at the base of the bottle.
- Nose: initial predominance of smoked cigar cellar, snuff Virginia, a background of roasted beans and leather, fine mineral notes, caulking, tar, pitch, and then, undergrowth, dried mushrooms, morels.
- Mouth: rounded a slower than expected wine. Large, vivid, cool, something lighter and thinner than the 904 1982.
VINES: La Rioja Alta
GRAPES: 85% tempranillo, 15% mazuelo and graciano.
PAIRING: game, stews and cooked.
TEMPERATURE: 18-20 °C
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 12.5%
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.More about the Winery