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1997 La Rioja Alta 904 Rioja Gran Reserva
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92 Points | International Wine Cellar , July/August 2008

($58) Bright red. Seductively perfumed nose offers a complex bouquet of dried cherry, vanilla, cola, potpourri, smoky minerals and cedar. Silky red berry and cherry flavors are sweetened by vanilla bean and take on tannic structure with air. Becomes deeper and riper on the impressively long, sweet, lightly chewy finish, which strongly echoes the cherry and vanilla qualities. I'd serve this with strongly seasoned grilled steak or lamb.

94 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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