Viña Real (CVNE)

Reserva Especial Rioja Tempranillo Blend

9.322 ratings
9.413 pro ratings
La Rioja Alta, 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
Conrad Green

Plums and spicy wood. Quite puckering with a faint hint of licorice. Lovely stuff.

Plums and spicy wood. Quite puckering with a faint hint of licorice. Lovely stuff.

Jun 5th, 2019
Ian Burrows

Sommelier Atelier Crenn

9.8

Incredible condition, well integrated spices/dill oak, great density, plenty of concentration of complex fruit, held up over two days without decanting. As perfect as any 50 yo bottle I have ever enjoyed..

Incredible condition, well integrated spices/dill oak, great density, plenty of concentration of complex fruit, held up over two days without decanting. As perfect as any 50 yo bottle I have ever enjoyed..

Jun 4th, 2018
Robert Cunningham

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

9.4

Beautiful fruit and balanced elegance

Beautiful fruit and balanced elegance

Nov 20th, 2015
Lucila Pescarmona

Winemaker Lagarde Wines

9.6

1964 and still so alive! Amazing vintage and wine

1964 and still so alive! Amazing vintage and wine

Jun 22nd, 2015
Matté

Manager The Wine Cellars

9.2

The quality of the vintage really comes through with a sweetness and floral smoky note, top quality ground coffee, a sweet meaty note, this really does belie its age and evolves beautifully in the glass
In the mouth there is still a dusting of tannin and dry red berry fruit is more present though there is little complexity or length.

The quality of the vintage really comes through with a sweetness and floral smoky note, top quality ground coffee, a sweet meaty note, this really does belie its age and evolves beautifully in the glass
In the mouth there is still a dusting of tannin and dry red berry fruit is more present though there is little complexity or length.

May 3rd, 2015
Robert Cunningham

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

9.4

Beautiful

Beautiful

Dec 2nd, 2014
Robert Cunningham

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

9.4

Rich and integrated. Great dark fruit. Needs 2+ hours to open a bit. Very full palate and solid finish. 93+

Rich and integrated. Great dark fruit. Needs 2+ hours to open a bit. Very full palate and solid finish. 93+

Jun 3rd, 2014
Robert Cunningham

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

9.7

1964 CUNE Viina Real half bottle .375 lovely, still youthful. Great earth and rich ripe strawberry fruit. Very nice. 94+

1964 CUNE Viina Real half bottle .375 lovely, still youthful. Great earth and rich ripe strawberry fruit. Very nice. 94+

Apr 27th, 2013
Conrad Green

A bit more punchy. Tobacco. Darkness and a nice gravelly animal bit. Very good. Balanced and long

A bit more punchy. Tobacco. Darkness and a nice gravelly animal bit. Very good. Balanced and long

Oct 4th, 2017
Esther Garcia

Dark ruby. Red, blue fruits. Cinnamon, cedar wood hints. Intense, balanced.

Dark ruby. Red, blue fruits. Cinnamon, cedar wood hints. Intense, balanced.

Mar 26th, 2017