Viña Tondonia Reserva, Lopez de Heredia
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Viña Tondonia Reserva, Lopez de Heredia - 2001

Item # 52117 750mL
$109.99/ Single Bottle
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Item Notes

  • Limited Production: Only 1 bottle(s) per customer

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Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.

Tasting Notes

Wonderful velvety texture, great depth of fruit, finely balanced, in the flush of youth but with a great future ahead, should you choose to age this wine.

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Staff Pick Notes

Aged red Rioja was one of my first loves in the wine world, but I will be the first to admit that this bottle is not for everyone. That said, the adventurous will be hard pressed to find a more rewarding bottle in the store at this price. Staunch traditionalists that they are, Lopez de Heredia refuse to release their wines for sale until they are ready to drink. Six years of oak aging give this medium-bodied wine the depth and power to stand up to heavy, hearty foods, without becoming heavy or ponderous. With lots of characteristic vanilla and spice notes, this wine is perfect with game or mutton, but can also be excellent with roast birds such as turkey or pheasant. Take home a bottle for your Thanksgiving table and you'll be richly rewarded.

- DM

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