|Type Of Wine:||red wine|
|Vintage:||1991 Other vintages|
|Appellation:||Rioja (La Rioja, Spain)|
|Winery:||Viña Tondonia - Bodegas R. López de Heredia|
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|Grapes:||Garnacha, Graciano, Mazuelo, Malvasía, Tempranillo, Viura|
|Starting Year For Optimal Consumption:||2001|
|Ending Year For Optimal Consumption:||2011|
Elaboration of Viña Tondonia Reserva 1991
Viña Tondonia Reserva 1991 (Garnacha, Graciano, Mazuelo, Malvasía, Tempranillo and Viura)
Add classified as very good Rioja. In our vineyard Viña Tondonia one of the best vintages in history. We suffered a hailstorm which fell on September 11 and shrank the amount of harvest but not its quality was exceptional. Rain year was sparse and irregularly distributed throughout La Rioja. Vendimiar Viña Tondonia started on October 14. The average grade for white wines was 13º5 and reds 12º5 very good parameters to produce wines for long aging.
Color: amber color naturally developed.
Nose: very fine nose, complex, evolved but reminding the fruit.
Taste: The palate is soft, fine and developed.
Aging in barrels: 6 years, being racked twice per year 2. Fined with fresh egg whites.
Bottle aging: The other, unfiltered, in bottles of 75 cl.
How to serve
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.More about the Winery