La Rioja Alta Gran Reserva 890 Tinto 1987

Tempranillo from Rioja, Spain

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Item No. 53318
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • ST92
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1985
  • ST95
  • 1982
  • ST94

Winemaker's Notes

Darker than the 904, and also a deeper brick-red, indicating its longer ageing. The nose is full of finesse and delicacy, with spicy notes, leather, vanilla and hints of fine old wood. Very well-rounded in the mouth, complex and alive, with a long and persistent finish.

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On the 10th of July 1890, five families shared their passion for wine and founded La Rioja Alta, S.A. That day was the start of an ongoing searching for excellence that their descendants still pursue nowadays. Since then we have managed to get the best from the marriage of our tradition in wine ageing and the state-of-the-art technology in grape fermentation. Nowadays we are an...

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Learn About Rioja

(ree-OH-hah) This highly regarded area of Spain makes some of the best Tempranillo-based wines in the world. Once the only DOCa (recently joined by Priorat in 2001), Rioja is divided into 3 sub-regions: Rioja Baja, Rioja Alta, Rioja Alavesa. There are 4 red varieties and 3 white varieties allowed in the Rioja DOC. Tempranillo definitely takes center stage, followed by Garnacha...

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Learn About Tempranillo

Tempranillo(temp-ruh-NEE-oh) Grape that Reigns in Spain Most often associated with Spain, Tempranillo is the backbone of wines made in the well-known Spanish regions Rioja and Ribera del Duero. On the scale of light to heavy, Tempranillo lands towards the light side. It tends to be higher in acid and lower in alcohol - common for Old World ...

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