Bodegas López

R. López de Heredia

Viña Bosconia Reserva Rioja Tempranillo Blend 2009

From 80% tempranillo, 15% garnacha and 5% carignan (mazuelo) and graciano. Clear deep ruby color with brickorange hue; Complex elegant nose of herbs, dill, potpourri, oak, dried cherries and figs, and chocolate; mature taste with a bit of bitter almonds, dried mulberries, powdery tannins, medium acids and alcohol, prominent oak profile, and a long leathery finish. Perhaps some brett here. — 12 days ago

Juan, Joe and 4 others liked this

R. López de Heredia

Viña Tondonia Reserva Rioja Blanco Malvasia Viura 2009

Oxidative, candied lemon, dried flowers, almond skin, tangerine and pear, salty and mineral. Spectacular with 30 month comté! 😍 — a month ago

Ely, Ben and 9 others liked this

R. López de Heredia

Viña Cubillo Crianza Rioja Tempranillo Blend 2012

Cubillo is a beautiful anomaly in a sea of $25 wines.

It’s the youngest of the lot, but the signature stamp is there, so obviously LDH Tempranillo.

Velvet milk chocolate, ripe black cherries, brand new leather boots. Rich and loaded with cocoa and coffee and raisiny red berries.

It looks like motor oil. Heck it has almost a decade in bottle. Plenty of acid to smooth out over time.

We should be stock piling this - quality and price don’t intersect so well very often.
— a month ago

Paul, Eric and 27 others liked this
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R. López de Heredia

Viña Tondonia Reserva Rioja Tempranillo Blend 2007

Jan A

Rioja night, horse saddle leather, acidity — 6 days ago

Daniel, Chris and 22 others liked this

Bodegas López

Montchenot Red Bordeaux Blend 1996

Raisin, leather. Rounded edges. Flourished with Chile braised short ribs. Aged beautifully and ready to drink from a perfect bottle. — a month ago

Andrew, Anthony and 1 other liked this

R. López de Heredia

Viña Tondonia Rioja Rosé Blend 2010

Shay A

Upon opening, the aromatics had a distinct petrol/Riesling like flair to it. After 30mins of being open, it got fleshier and blossomed. A somewhat maderized/oxidized black cherry and rhubarb spice on the nose with a whiff of fino sherry. Palate is ever changing with tangerine, roasted orange marmalade, some sort of Italian herbs, and brown sugar coated raspberries. Excellent acidity here. Juicy without being flabby or sharp. I suggest letting this breathe an hour or so before consuming. — a month ago

Jason, Jan and 40 others liked this
Severn Goodwin

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One of the best rosés on the planet for my palate.
Peter Hladun

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One of the best rose’ I’ve ever had!

R. López de Heredia

Viña Gravonia Crianza Rioja Viura 2011

A delicious almond, mushroom, saline complexity from one of the great white wines of Rioja.

There’s some special depth to this wine.
— 10 days ago

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R. López de Heredia

Viña Bosconia Gran Reserva Rioja Tempranillo Blend 1987

Because tomorrow is 40 (real score 98… excellent) — a month ago

Ryann Swan
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Byron, David and 3 others liked this

R. López de Heredia

Viña Tondonia Gran Reserva Rioja Tempranillo Blend 2008

WTF…This was amazing! Jose Maria is a rock star! Her personality is even in this wine! Wound with enough forgiveness to tease you sip by sip! — a month ago

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