1981 Gran Reserva 890

La Rioja Alta S.A., Rioja Wine Region, Spain

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Bottle 75cl

Single bottle£218.68

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Bottle 75cl

Case of 3 x 75cl £656.04

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The 1981 Gran Reserva 890 boasts a knock-out nose of smoke, charcoal, vanillin, black fruits, and cigar smoke. The wine's terrific fruit seemingly belies the relatively advanced medium ruby color with significant amber at the edge. There is tannin in the background, but the wine is broad and expansive, with considerable sweet fruit, glycerin, and length. 1981 was considered one of the great vintages for Rioja, and this wine is at its peak of maturity, although it will last for another 15-20 years.

Score: 92 Points
Robert Parker's "The Wine Advocate"

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Rioja Wine Region, Spain

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