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Viña Bosconia Reserva 2008



Viña Bosconia Reserva 2008

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2008 Other vintages
Appellation:Rioja (La Rioja, Spain)
Winery: Viña Tondonia - Bodegas R. López de Heredia
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Garnacha, Graciano, Tempranillo
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13.5%
Ageing: Reserva
Tim Atkin Score: 96
James Suckling Score: 94
The Viña Bosconia Reserva 2008 (£28.75) of Viña Tondonia - Bodegas R. López de Heredia: a red wine from Rioja based on the best tempranillo, graciano and garnacha from 2008 and presents an alcohol content of 13.5%. The Viña Bosconia Reserva 2008 is the ideal red to combine with grilled meats and game. Drinks&Co users reviewed this red wine with 3 of 5 points while experts give the following evaluation: robert parker: 93.

Description of Viña Bosconia Reserva 2008

Viña Bosconia Reserva 2008 (Garnacha, Graciano and Tempranillo)


  • View: intense ruby, light tile flashes on the edge.
  • Nose: persistent nose, lots of fruit, mainly dominated by the Tempranillo.
  • Mouth: development round mouth, full-bodied, soft, fine and persistent.


VINEYARD: Name: Finca El bosque. Vineyards located at 410 meters high and franked to the north by the Sierra de Cantabria. They are planted on hillside facing south. The farm has 15 hectares. Chalky soil and gravelly clay.

GRAPES: 80% Tempranillo, 15% Grenache, 5% Graciano.

AGEING: aged in barrels for 5 years with 2 rackings per year.

PREPARATION: Harvest 6 to October 30 and a sanitary condition of the grapes.

WINE PAIRING: roasted meats and highly flavored. Also with game dishes.


ALCOHOL: 13.5%

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The Winery

Viña Tondonia - Bodegas R. López de Heredia

Viña Tondonia - Bodegas R. López de Heredia

Viña Tondonia is choice, and love. 2 words that became the Bible of wines, maximum R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia has been and is preaching for over a century. More than one hundred years in which, through four generations and despite continuous and tempting offers from multinational companies to absorb all these types of businesses, R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia winery remains a family home in which the four generations that have gone, have pursued the highest philosophy and social work and implemented by its founder more than 132 years.

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Reviews of Viña Bosconia Reserva 2008


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4 /5

This red Bosconia from Tondonia comes in one of the most prestigious vineyards in La Rioja. It is a very balanced wine with an unbelievably long storage potential Made from Tempranillo (80%), Grenache (15%) and the rest of Graciano and Mazuelo and aged in oak barrels for five years. This Bosconia is perfectly balanced with a deep ruby red color with shades of orange . The nose is persistent , powerful and with a lot of ripe fruit , it is dominated by the Tempranillo grape. The taste is round , smooth, fresh, full- bodied and a great long-lasting finish.

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4 /5

Este vino ha evolucionado perfectamente. Su nariz es persistente, mostrando mucha fruta, principalmente dominado por el Tempranillo, y su desarrollo en boca es redondo, con cuerpo, suave, fino y persistente. El vino ha permanecido en barrica durante 5 años.
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4 /5

Vina Bosconia Tinto Reserva Rouge (2008) 750ml, 80% Tempranillo, 15% Garnacha, 5% Graciano
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Reviews of other vintages of Viña Bosconia Reserva 2008020050200402009


A seductive wine with lifted aromas that entice the palate of macerated red berries and a touch of cured meats. The wine leaves a scent in the glass that is really quite magical, drawing you into a succulent palate which is broader and richer than its predecessor.
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Viña Tondonia Bodegas R. López de Heredia Vina Bosconia Reserva Lopez de Heredia Tinto 2005


- This wine has evolved perfectly showing a deep ruby colour with shades of orange.
- Its nose is persistent, full bodied and showing a lot of mature fruit, being dominated by the Tempranillo grape.
- Its taste is round, smooth, fresh, full of body and persistent.
- Tempranillo (80%), Garnacho (15%), Mazuelo and Graciano, the remainder.
- Limited stock.
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Lopez de Herediaviña Bosconia Reserva 2004


I'll try again at the upcoming wine tasting.
Its intense colour attracted me. Toasted and smoky aromas. Licorice flavour.
I propose to pair this Rioja with sausages from the same region.
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Sarah Carter

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