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CVNE, Rioja Gran Reserva, Rioja, Spain, DOC, Gran Reserva CVNE, Rioja Gran Reserva, Rioja, Spain, DOC, Gran Reserva CVNE, Rioja Gran Reserva, Rioja, Spain, DOC, Gran Reserva

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Hailing from one of the greatest vintages in Spain in the last two decades, this 2001 Gran Reserva is simply impeccable Rioja.The deep berry nose, redolent in spiced blackberries and liquorice, provides a powerful and enticing aroma. Delicate hints of toasty oak with balsamic and vanilla nuances lead to a full and generous palate. The tannins are mature and fine, lending a silky mouthfeel that is both rich and elegant with a very long and lifted finish. An absolute classic with plenty of life in it yet.

Score: 94 Drinking
Dates: 2012-2035
Critic: Neal Martin Tasted: 31-Aug-2012

The 2001 Imperial Gran Reserva has a more complex, better defined nose than the 2000, with black cherries, spice and Seville orange marmalade. The palate is medium-bodied, with fine tannins cloaked in sweet dark cherry, bitter orange and strawberry fruit. It is lighter on its feet than the 2000, with less persistence, yet it shows greater harmony and tension. This is a fabulous Gran Reserva with enormous weight and dimension. Drink now-2035.


These bottles have been stored in a cool dry cellar. They are all in excellent condition, with levels into the neck.

Reserve £540

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CVNE, Rioja Gran Reserva, Rioja, Spain, DOC, Gran Reserva, 2001

Quantity: 6, 75cl

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Item ID:

232874

Name:

CVNE, Rioja Gran Reserva, Rioja, Spain, DOC, Gran Reserva

Producer:

CVNE

Quantity / Size:

6 bottles, 75cl each

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Bottle

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Duty Paid

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None

Wine Colour:

Red

Wine Type:

Still

Country / Region:

Spain, Rioja

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Gran Reserva

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Into Neck (IN)

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