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  • 1990 R. López de Heredia Rioja Blanco Reserva Viña Tondonia – Spain, La Rioja, La Rioja Alta, Rioja (6/3/2020)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Yellow color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of camphor, matchstick and yellow pear. Flavors of tangy cherries, tangerine and minerals. Medium acidity, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (93 points)

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  • 2017 Bodegas Atalaya Alaya Tierra – Spain, Castilla-La Mancha, Almansa (5/14/2020)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 2-3 hours.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of aspirin, plums and boysenberries. Rich almost jammy flavors of raspberries, boysenberries and plums. Bright acidity, firm tannin, full bodied. Drink now with air or over the short to medium term perhaps. (92 points)

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  • 2014 Cellers Can Blau Montsant Mas de Can Blau – Spain, Catalunya, Tarragona, Montsant (5/14/2020)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over 2-3 hours.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Earth, camphor, berries and cherries. Flavors of Bing cherries, raspberries and plums. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short to medium term. (91 points)

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  • 2017 Bodegas Juan Gil Jumilla Blue Label – Spain, Murcia, Jumilla (5/14/2020)
    WIML91

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 2-3 hours.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Tight nose up front with notes of dust, plums and red berries poking through. Flavors of red raspberries, plums and red cherries. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink over the short to medium term, decant about an hour if opening over the short term. (91 points)

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  • 2018 Bodegas Morca Campo de Borja Flor de Goda – Spain, Aragón, Campo de Borja (5/14/2020)
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 2-3 hours.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of blueberries, boysenberries and smoke. Flavors of Bing cherries, raspberries and red berries. Medium to bright acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink over the short term. (89 points)

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  • 2018 Bodegas Morca Campo de Borja Flor de Goda – Spain, Aragón, Campo de Borja (3/5/2020)
    WIML89

    Tasted non blind.

    Garnet to dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of dust, blueberries, smoke and plums. Flavors of blueberries, black cherries and plum. Medium acidity, medium to full bodied. Drink over the short term. (89 points)

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  • 2017 Cellers de Scala Dei Priorat Garnatxa – Spain, Catalunya, Priorat (11/23/2019)
    WIML88

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of blueberries, anise and black berries. Flavors of black raspberries, berries and plums. Medium to bright acidity, medium tannin, medium to full bodied. Drink over the short term. (88 points)

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  • NV Bodegas Vega-Sicilia Ribera del Duero Único Reserva Especial 1981, 1990 (1998 Release) – Spain, Castilla y León, Ribera del Duero (10/19/2019)
    Man, hope I got the right wine. There are four versions of this wine in CellarTracker all with just one data point just slightly different from the rest.

    WIML92

    Dark garnet to almost purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of fresh cut flowers, tobacco, saddle leather and black berries. Flavors of black berries, black cherries and cassis. Medium to bright acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • NV Bodegas Vega-Sicilia Ribera del Duero Único Reserva Especial 1970, 1972 (1992 Release) – Spain, Castilla y León, Ribera del Duero (10/19/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of rose petals, leather and black berries. Flavors of black berries, boysenberries and raspberries. Bright to tangy acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. Seems like there is some upside potential here with a little more bottle age. (93 points)

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  • 1991 R. López de Heredia Rioja Blanco Gran Reserva Viña Tondonia – Spain, La Rioja, La Rioja Alta, Rioja (11/26/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about 3 hours.

    Dark yellow, almost gold in color, clear looking throughout. Nose of sherry, dried ginger and brandy soaked pears. Flavors of brandy soaked pears, cherry wasser and minerals. Medium to bright acidity, full bodied. Drink or hold. I’d drink. Drinking really well right now. (93 points)

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