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CVNE 'Cune' Reserva, Rioja, Spain
91 Points

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Region: Spain Rioja
Vintage: 2014
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -774414
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WineScores' Review

Succulent, expressive, mature.
Made from Tempranillo (85%) and Garnacha this reserva was aged for 18 months in French and American oak barrels and then in bottle for a year following before release. It definitely shows maturity, but is still wonderfully fresh.
Scented with smoked cherries and strawberry compote, sweet spices and desiccated roses with hints of iodine, bacon fat and minerality. Succulent, silky and fresh in the mouth it has expressive fruit and spice with coffee flavours trailing on the finish.


Pairs great with Gone Crackers Parmesan & Rosemary
 
 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Cheese - Hard/Aged, GONE CRACKERS


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-04-09 14:45:55.0

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -20214

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -415034

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -915470

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -48595

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -898718

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -194498

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -227918

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -45195

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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -25163

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88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -616011

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91 Points

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -143610

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -459719

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91 Points

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -32961

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -264986

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -149435

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88 Points

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91 Points

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Delas Saint-Esprit Cotes-Du-Rhone France
91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -915470

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Eternum Viti Tinta de Toro, Toro Spain
90 Points

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89 Points

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -107516

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -156455

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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -208731

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88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -228180

Ranking: 22.001969
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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -090704

Ranking: 26.001959
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91 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -271023

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -504399

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92 Points

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -343103

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89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -407007

Ranking: 26.001873
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Pentage Winery 'Pentage', Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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87 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -285585

Ranking: 26.001813
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90 Points

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89 Points

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91 Points

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Bartier Bros. 'The Goal', Okanagan Valley, BC
91 Points

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Ranking: 26.001748
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88 Points

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93 Points

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