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Montecillo Gran Reserva 2001



Recommendation: Recommend as a buy

Winery/Producer: Montecillo

Grape Variety: Tempranillo

Geographic Origin: Rioja, Spain

Vintage: 2001

Price: $20.00

Purchased From: Total Wine; winston-Salem, North Carolina

Pared With: Chicken marsala and fettuccini

Tasting:

    He said: This is a GREAT Rioja Grand Reserve. Complex bouquet, taste and finish. A wonderful balance of tastes where none is dominant. A subtle wine that is about as good as it gets. Simply put, it’s an OUTSTANDING Rioja and if you going to spend $20 this is one that should not be missed.

    She said: Absolutely fabulous. The bouquet is so strong I could smell it from a distance. The fruity bouquet led into a delicious taste and full body and flavor that go inito a long frinish. At $20 it’s not inexpensive; however it’s a bargain price for the quality.

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