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Date Printed: 3/4/2015
Campo Viejo Reserva Rioja 2005
Campo Viejo Reserva Rioja 2005
(search item no. 100195)
Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 3/4/2015: $14.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Ruby-red color with a golden rim. Bright and deep. Complex aromas. The fruit side reveals all the sensations of the varieties which are used in its blend: cherries, black plum, ripe, juicy blackberries. The time spent in the cask brings nuances of clove, pepper, vanilla and coconut, further enriched by the aromas which develop during bottle ageing. Smooth and balanced on the palate with a full, elegant feel and a long, lingering finish.
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About Campo Viejo:

The old Campo Viejo wine cellar, founded in 1967, has given way to the Juan Alcorta Bodega, named after its founder. Located in LogroƱo, on the old road to Fuenmayor, the bodega is built on a plateau planted with vines and has panoramic views of the Ebro Valley and the Sierra de Cantabria mountains. It is situated right in the heart of La Rioja, the most prestigious growing region in Spain.

Whole grape clusters are 100% gravity fed, without undergoing any type of pressure, which could adversely affect the quality of the wine. This gentle, painstaking winemaking process makes it possible to obtain smooth, harmonious wines, with lots of concentrated fruit aromas and flavors.