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Date Printed: 4/18/2015
Bodegas Ramon Bilbao Reserva 2004
Bodegas Ramon Bilbao Reserva 2004
(search item no. 101422)
The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 4/18/2015: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2005 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2001 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Intense and dense cherry-red. Predominating aromas of violets, blackberries, cedar, leather and spice box. On the palate its structure is medium and plays with various fruits and a genuine taste of ripened blackcurrant with a good balance and a pure finish. It shows juicy and flows broadly until a finish that remains a long time.

It pairs perfectly with international food (curries, marinated fish and spicy dishes) and traditional red meats, game and cured cheeses.

90% Riojan Tempranillo, 10% Mazuelo and Graciano.

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About Bodegas Ramon Bilbao:

Our winery, which has recently celebrated its 75th anniversary, is undoubtedly one of the most emblematic in Rioja.

At Bodegas Ramon Bilbao we produce the highest quality matured wines, thus increasing both the Denominacion de Origin's and our founder's prestige. Our daily work is based on using the best prime materials, which we choose with the greatest care: grapes from the best estates and vineyards and barrels made of the best oak from European and American woods.

Our aim is to obtain the best matured wines so that you can enjoy a wine for drinking, savouring and tasting again.