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2005 La Rioja Alta Vina Arana Reserva Rioja
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92 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2013

Bright ruby.  Sexy, oak-spiced red fruit and floral pastille aromas are complemented by deeper-pitched notes of espresso and licorice.  Juicy, penetrating and spicy on the palate, offering vibrant raspberry and bitter cherry flavors and a building vanilla nuance.  Supple tannins give shape to the finish, which features lively red fruit and spicecake flavors.  This suave wine is delicious now but balanced to age.

93 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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