R. Lopez de Heredia &

R. Lopez de Heredia 'Viña Tondonia' Reserva 2010

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Region: Rioja, Spain
Vineyard:
Vina Tondonia
Grape(s): 70% Tempranillo, 20% Garnacha, 5% Mazuelo, 5% Graciano
Winemaker: Maria Jose Lopez de Heredia
Drinks Best: Now - 5 Years
If you glance across this shelf, you’ll notice we’re big fans of the R. Lopez de Heredia wines. They make a number of different wines from a small handful of vineyards, and to sample through each one would give you a window into what happens when Rioja terroir meets traditionalist winemaking. Hailing from their 250-acre Tondonia vineyard, this Reserva spends six years maturing in used barrel followed by extensive bottle age prior to release. Surprisingly fresh for a wine of its age, it features notes of licorice and dried cherries with very elegant tannins that runs through the core of this medium-bodied wine.

Pairings:
’Patatas Bravas’ roasted in duck fat and served with Romesco sauce
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