Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia Reserva 2008 375ml - SPIRITED Wines
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Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia Reserva 2008 375ml
SKU: 68029

Lopez de Heredia Vina Tondonia Reserva 2008

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Vibrant red color leading slightly towards amber. Light fresh nose texture with notes of vanilla and dried berry aromas. Rich taste, very dry, smooth, developed. Firm tannins and balance. Goes well with all meat dishes however prepared. A perfect partner to a Leg of New Season Welsh Lamb stuffed with wild garlic, rosemary and anchovies.
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The nose of the 2008 Viña Tondonia Reserva is very elegant, fresh and with an herbal twist, starting to show the complexity of the aged wines that are sometimes still too young when they are released 10+ years from the vintage! The palate is medium-bodied, with lightness and depth, very classical with extra freshness and all that is needed for a long development in bottle. This is the more Tondonia of the two vintages I tasted side by side. There are notes of maple syrup, smoke, licorice and crisp fruit. The palate is more austere, crunchy and reveals the chalkiness of the soils. There's more definition and precision here.

October 30, 2020

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