2004 Rioja Gran Reserva, Bodegas Urbina
This Gran Reserva comes from Bodegas Urbina's best grapes. From vines with a minimum age of 20 years. Great depth and intensity due to being matured in oak barrels for two years and then for a further four years in bottle
It has developed a garnet-red colour and an aroma that it gives is of classic spicy mature Rioja but still with a wealth of fruit. The palate has a real intensity of stewed autumn fruits combined with sweet spice. A truly exceptional wine.
One of Tim Atkin MW’s 9 Gran Reserva “wines of the year”
“The Gran Reserva bottling comes from slightly better vineyards, according to Ángel Urbina, and has a little more power than some of the bodega's wines. Everything is relative, however, as this is still an elegant, graceful, savoury wine with haunting balsamic sweetness. 2021-25”
96 points, Tim Atkin MW
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