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Staff Pick

Reserva Vendimia Seleccionada, Bodegas Hermanos Peciña - 2006

Item # 30632 750mL
$34.96/ Single Bottle
$419.52 $377.57/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

Aged in casks 36 months and in bottles for 18 months, this wine is made with care and attention, which is reflected in its flavor. Made only in excellent vintages, this Rioja Reserva shows the Bodega's commitment to producing great quality wines.

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Staff Pick Notes

Anyone who knows me even a little knows I’m not one for choosing drinks according to the season. I drink what I want, when I want. Though I must say after having a sip of this I want to drink it every day in autumn. Everything in this wine makes me think of colder months and warmer cuisine. A nose of blue cheese, roasted root vegetables, and fresh leather. This leads into a palate of lavish dried fruits like dates, sultanas, and cherries, all garnished with a healthy pinch of cinnamon. I’m going to take more than a few bottles of this home. So whenever I miss autumn I can pop the cork, sit on my porch, and dream of a blustery day.

- SD

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