Lopez de Heredia, Vina Tondonia Reserva, 2009 375cl Half Bottle
A historic Rioja winery dating back to the late 1800's, it is one of the few from this time to remain a family run Bodega. Their style is very much 'classical' Rioja and based upon lengthy oxidative ageing of wines in barrel, before further ageing in bottle. Some 12,000 barrels are stored underground in the winery complex.
The vineyard of Viña Tondonia – established in 1914 - is comprised of over 100 hectares, situated on the right bank of the river Ebro. The soil is alluvial clay with a high proportion of limestone.
70% Tempranillo, 20% Garnacho, 5% Graciano and 5% Mazuelo. The wine spends 6 years slowly maturing in oak.
A classic perfumed, bright nose of raspberry berry fruit, worn leather, spice and a whisper of vanilla. The palette is of medium body, and has a youthful freshness. Tannins are very fine and expertly integrated. The subtle finish is very long and complex.
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