2015 | Spanje | Rioja

La Rioja Alta ‘904’ Gran Reserva Selección Especcial 2015

  • La Rioja Alta ‘904’ Gran Reserva Selección Especcial 2015
  • La Rioja Alta ‘904’ Gran Reserva Selección Especcial 2015
  • La Rioja Alta ‘904’ Gran Reserva Selección Especcial 2015
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Een van de twee iconische Gran Reserva’s van La Rioja Alta: 904. Alleen in de allerbeste jaren wordt deze Gran Reserva gemaakt (de laatste keer was in 2005).

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  • Smaakprofiel
    Complex, krachtig & vol
  • Druivenras
    Tempranillo, Graciano
  • Land & Regio
    Spanje, Rioja
69,95
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'Eén van de twee iconische Gran Reserva’s'

Intense neus, bessig, aards, kruidig en zwoel fruit. In de mond zeer mooie balans tussen gerijpt fruit, gedoseerd hout en verfijnde zuren. Complexe, lange afdronk. Al perfect op dronk, maar nog bijzonder lang te bewaren.
  • Https& Lamsrack
  • Https& Eend
  • Https& Gebraden vlees
  • Https& Risotto al Funghi
  • Https& Manchego
BlendTempranillo (90%), Graciano (10%)
WijnsoortRode Wijn
LandSpanje
DruivenrasTempranillo, Graciano
RegioRioja
SmaakprofielComplex, krachtig & vol
Jaargang2015
Flesinhoud0.75
Alcoholgehalte14,5 %
ClassificatieDOCa Rioja
Op dronk vanaf2024
Op dronk tot2035
AllergenenSulfieten
AfsluitingKurk
Art.nr.E106116
Awards
  • La Rioja Alta ‘904’ Gran Reserva Selección Especcial 2015
  • La Rioja Alta ‘904’ Gran Reserva Selección Especcial 2015
  • La Rioja Alta ‘904’ Gran Reserva Selección Especcial 2015

James Suckling
98/100 punten
Very impressive complexity and width on the nose, showing lots of savoriness with mushrooms, sandalwood, cedar, sweet spices, dried oranges and tobacco. Really even and juicy on the palate with fine and very present tannins. Juicy, creamy finish lasting a minute. Really elegant and layered. It goes on and on. A real Rioja Gran Reserva and I recommend buying a case! The first vintage that La Rioja Alta labelled ‘Seleccion Especial’. So appealing now, but this will evolve well in the next 20 years.

Penin Guide
97/100 punten

COLOUR: cherry, garnet rim AROMA : balanced, complex, ripe fruit, spicy, fine reductive notes, meaty notes, earthy notes FLAVOUR: good structure, flavourful, round tannins, balanced, great length.

Tim Atkin MW
96/100 punten
One of a pair of current releases of 904, both of them from warmer vintages, this delightful 2015 is a felicitous cuvée of Tempranillo and 10% Graciano. All sourced from higher altitude vineyards, this will reward further time in bottle, showing classic sweet spices, fine tannins, layers of red and black fruits and chalky freshness.

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
95/100 punten
They used the words subtlety, elegance, finesse, delicacy and silk to define the 2015 Gran Reserva 904 Selección Especial, a blend of 90% Tempranillo from their vineyards in Villalba, Briñas and Rodezno with 10% Graciano from the Montecillo vineyard in Fuenmayor that was picked 23 days later than the Tempranillo. The grapes were sorted optically for the first time, and they fermented in stainless steel where the wine went through malolactic too. The wine was put in barrel in January 2016—used American oak barrels built by their own coopers—where it matured for four years, during which time it was racked every six months. 2015 was a healthy vintage with balanced ripeness that delivered wines with good aging potential. They thought the wine needed a little more time in bottle to polish those tannins and have decided to hold it and release the wine around March 2023; it will be marked Selección Especial, the first 904 to do so, as they have very high hopes for this year and believe it's one of the finest vintages. They think it will develop the sophistication in the palate with a little more time and that is should achieve the silkiness that is the signature of 904. This is very 2015; I saw quite strong tannins in all the 2015 wines I tasted from Rioja Alta. Drink 2024-2035." - LG (7/2022)

Vinous
95/100 punten

Vivid ruby. Expansive red and blue fruit preserve, tobacco, potpourri, spice and botanical herb aromas, with vanilla and smoky mineral notes emerging as the wine opens up. Sappy, penetrating and gently chewy on the palate, offering vibrant, mineral- and spice-accented black raspberry, bitter cherry and rose pastille flavors that deepen and turn sweeter on the back half. Shows sharp focus and floral lift on the impressively long, youthfully tannic finish, which leaves behind notes of candied blue fruits and spicecake. Drink 2025-2036.

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