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Bordón Cosecha Especial Rioja Tempranillo Blend

9.323 ratings
9.58 pro ratings
La Rioja, Spain
Tempranillo Blend
Duck, Pasta, Beans & Peas, Goose, Chili & Hot Spicy, Exotic Spices, Game, Baking Spices, Herbs, Mushrooms, Hard Cheese, Turkey, Pork, Salami & Prosciutto, Tomato-Based, Venison, Pungent Cheese, Soft Cheese, Onion, Chicken, Veal, Paella
Top Notes For
Max Reichwage

Slightly over the hill but really interesting stuff, very tertiary, mushroom, leather, mid palate starting to hallow out, old school Rioja is amazing

Slightly over the hill but really interesting stuff, very tertiary, mushroom, leather, mid palate starting to hallow out, old school Rioja is amazing

Feb 3rd, 2018
Joshua Thomas

Wine Director/Sommelier Prospect Restaurant SF

9.5

Elegant, Pinot noir like, sour cherry, cedar, anise, fennel, could smell this wine forever.

Elegant, Pinot noir like, sour cherry, cedar, anise, fennel, could smell this wine forever.

Mar 25th, 2014
Julia Weinberg

And so it begins: Impromptu red wine aperitif. Stunning, fragile

And so it begins: Impromptu red wine aperitif. Stunning, fragile

Jan 1st, 2013
Jeff Loo

Wow, this is sublime, a real treat!

Wow, this is sublime, a real treat!

Dec 2nd, 2017
Jason Chiu

Rich perfumed older wine with red fruit notes. Slightly prefer they cvne Imperial from the same vintage

Rich perfumed older wine with red fruit notes. Slightly prefer they cvne Imperial from the same vintage

Jan 13th, 2017
Greg Sorensen

Sanguine, mocha nose, long acidity. Good but not great.

Sanguine, mocha nose, long acidity. Good but not great.

Mar 28th, 2015
Larry Halff

Still kicking!

Still kicking!

Oct 14th, 2014
Justin Hurst

1970

1970

Sep 4th, 2014
Larry Halff

Not obviously corked, but certainly flawed. 😕 #birthyearwine

Not obviously corked, but certainly flawed. 😕 #birthyearwine

Sep 25th, 2016
Bob Bath

Master Sommelier & Educator CIA Greystone

9.3

Bob had this 2 years ago

Bob had this 2 years ago

Nov 8th, 2017