Marques de Legarda

Abalos Rioja Tempranillo Blend

9.64 ratings
9.82 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
Yoon Ha

Master Sommelier/Wine Director Benu

9.7

Hard to ask for more from a 44 year old Rioja. Plenty of haunting, lacy fruit over a mouthfeel akin to white wine with leather and spice nuances without end.

Hard to ask for more from a 44 year old Rioja. Plenty of haunting, lacy fruit over a mouthfeel akin to white wine with leather and spice nuances without end.

1 person found it helpfulAug 21st, 2014
Yoon Ha

Master Sommelier/Wine Director Benu

9.8

A dead ringer for a smokin' mature grand cru burgundy - a '78 Echezeaux? No joke.

A dead ringer for a smokin' mature grand cru burgundy - a '78 Echezeaux? No joke.

Sep 11th, 2015
Gordon L

1970. A food wine that many would not appreciate. Very old school with unique depth and encircled flavors. Find it if you can.

1970. A food wine that many would not appreciate. Very old school with unique depth and encircled flavors. Find it if you can.

Mar 5th, 2018
Davy Kestens

Davy had this 3 years ago

Davy had this 3 years ago

Oct 2nd, 2016