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Rioja Reserva Tempranillo Blend

8.535 ratings
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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
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Pip Davie

Black fruits and vanilla

Black fruits and vanilla

1 person found it helpfulDec 31st, 2018
Walker James

Cherry and wild fruits in the bouquet, very smooth with no bitterness in the aftertaste -2014

Cherry and wild fruits in the bouquet, very smooth with no bitterness in the aftertaste -2014

Oct 11th, 2020
Stuart Allen

Cherry nose, rich full bodied. Dry, notes of blackthorn first then sweet. Oaky. No bitter aftertaste. Buy again.

Cherry nose, rich full bodied. Dry, notes of blackthorn first then sweet. Oaky. No bitter aftertaste. Buy again.

Sep 14th, 2019
Phil Allen

Good hearty Rioja. No bitter after taste, nice and smooth. Note the most subtle blende of flavours but great choice.

Good hearty Rioja. No bitter after taste, nice and smooth. Note the most subtle blende of flavours but great choice.

Nov 12th, 2018
Peter Taylor

2012, improves with being allowed to breath. Great with Stilton cheese.

2012, improves with being allowed to breath. Great with Stilton cheese.

Sep 2nd, 2018
Stuart Goodman

Sainsbury's taste the difference

Sainsbury's taste the difference

Mar 2nd, 2018
Giles

Not big on Rioja but this is pretty good (Sainbury's T the D).

Not big on Rioja but this is pretty good (Sainbury's T the D).

Apr 8th, 2016
Cynthia

Quite good for the price!

Quite good for the price!

Dec 27th, 2015
Samantha Rushton

Smooth and fruity 😋

Smooth and fruity 😋

Sep 27th, 2015
James Marsden

Really balanced rioja, great stuff. Note to self, you can buy this again. Iona really likes it too!

Really balanced rioja, great stuff. Note to self, you can buy this again. Iona really likes it too!

Jan 31st, 2015